Lena Cowen Orlin (NHC Fellow, 2014–15)

Project Title

The Private Life of William Shakespeare

Georgetown University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2014–15

Lena Cowen Orlin made significant progress on her book The Private Life of William Shakespeare. She also wrote “Rights of Privacy in Early Modern English Households” for the Ashgate Research Companion to Material Culture in Early Modern Europe; an entry on “Alice Barnham” for A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen: Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, 1500–1650; and “Anne by Indirection” for Shakespeare Quarterly (2014). In addition, she revised “Domestic Tragedy: Private Life on the Public Stage” for the second edition of A Companion to Renaissance Drama.