Emma Whipday

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Author: Emma Whipday

Emma Whipday is Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at Newcastle University. She researches domestic violence, gender and power, familial structures, and performance in and beyond the playhouse. Her monograph Shakespeare's Domestic Tragedies: Violence in the Early Modern Home (Cambridge, 2019) won the 2020 Shakespeare's Globe Book Award. She is currently working on a Leverhulme-funded book on brother-sister relationships on the early modern stage. Emma regularly directs 'practice as research' stagings of early modern texts. She also writes plays, including Shakespeare's Sister (2016) and The Defamation of Cicely Lee (2019), winner of the American Shakespeare Center's 'Shakespeare's New Contemporaries' award.

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