Hysteria: The Persistence of Patriarchy

May El Mantawy took the History of Emotions undergraduate module at Queen Mary University of London during 2020-21. In this post, one in a┬áseries of contributions by QMUL students to the History of Emotions blog, May explores the dark history … Continue reading

Violence, vomit, and hysteria: An interview with Rose Reynolds

Shakespeare’s first tragedy, revived by Michael Fentiman for the RSC this summer, is a story of blood, tears, rape, and entrails. From the opening scenes, in which Titus orders the ritual disembowelling of the Goth Queen Tamora’s son, the violence … Continue reading