Rounding up the KiSS Shakespeare and the Uncanny series is François Laroque with his talk ‘These Late Eclipses: Shakespeare’s uncanny stars’ on Thursday April 7, 2016. The start will be at at 6.30 pm at our usual place in the Gallery of the Rose Theatre, Kingston. Check out the event page. As always, free and open everyone!
François Laroque is Emeritus Professor of English Literature and early modern drama at Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3. A specialist of Shakespeare, he is the author of Shakespeare’s Festive World (CUP, 1991), and of Court, Crowd and Playhouse (Thames & Hudson, 1993). He has also co-edited a two-volume anthology of Elizabethan Theatre (Gallimard, Paris, 2009) and published translations of Marlowe’s and of Shakespeare’s plays. His last book is a Dictionnaire amoureux de Shakespeare (“In love with Shakespeare. A personal dictionary”), Paris, Plon, 2016.