Page extent: 176
ISBN: 9781786824813
Binding: Paperback
Female Cast: 13

Emilia

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

Paperback (10 Aug 2018)
£10.99

In 1611 Emilia Bassano penned these words to her ‘Vertuous Reader’, as part of a volume of radical, feminist and subversive poetry. It was one of the first published collections of poetry written by a woman in England. The little we know of Emilia Bassano is restricted to the possibility that she may have been the ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s Sonnets – and the rest of HerStory has been erased by History.

Commissioned specifically for Shakespeare’s Globe, and with an all-female cast, this world premiere will reveal the life of Emilia: poet, mother and feminist. This time, the focus will be on this exceptional woman who managed to outlive all the men the history books tethered her to.

Additional Information

ISBN13 9781786824813
Female cast 13
Binding Paperback
Page Extent 176