The event promises to be an exciting tour of discovery, as we explore the women writers of the Renaissance who have been forgotten, and bring them back into the canon where they belong.
Helen Hackett is Professor of English at UCL and the author of five books on Renaissance literature. She has special interests in Renaissance women writers and in literary images of Elizabeth I. Her latest book is A Short History of English Renaissance Drama (I.B. Tauris, 2013), which includes a section on women’s contribution to drama in Shakespeare’s time.