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Passionate Uprisings in Shakespeare’s 'Lucrece' (2018)
Journal Article
Kaegi, A. (2018). Passionate Uprisings in Shakespeare’s 'Lucrece'. Shakespeare, 14(3), 205-215. doi:10.1080/17450918.2018.1504814

The phenomenon of passionate riot and its role in uprisings, fictional and historical, remains an analytical blind spot. Despite “the affective turn” in the humanities at the outset of the twenty-first century, scholarly studies have continued to foc... Read More

'What say the citizens?' in Shakespeare's Richard III? (2013)
Journal Article
Kaegi, A. (2013). 'What say the citizens?' in Shakespeare's Richard III?. Journal of Early Modern Studies, 2, 91-116. https://doi.org/10.13128/JEMS-2279-7149-2

Shakespeare's residency in London coincided with a period in which the City underwent unprecedented demographic growth and commercial expansion. By the 1590s two thirds to three quarters of the adult males resident in the City were citizens, at the t... Read More

How apply you this? Conflict and consensus in Coriolanus (2008)
Journal Article
Kaegi, A. (2008). How apply you this? Conflict and consensus in Coriolanus. Shakespeare, 4(4), 362 - 378. doi:10.1080/17450910802501089

The tense political debates that dominate the first three acts of Shakespeare's Coriolanus shed valuable light on a little understood feature of early modern political discourse that is pivotal to the tragic action. In the increasingly heated exchang... Read More