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Germaine Greer

The Shakespeare Lecture

Hay Festival 1998, 
The new historicism is no longer new but does that mean it should be thrown out? Does thinking about Shakespeare in his historic context help us or hinder us in understanding his plays as texts for today? So Juliet is fourteen, so what? So Cesario is a boy played by a girl played by a boy. So what?
Germaine Greer