Shakespeare, Art and Artifice: An Interview with Stuart Sillars


shakespeare; visual arts; renaissance; stuart sillars; interview; Shakespeare Seen

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McPartland, P. “Shakespeare, Art and Artifice: An Interview With Stuart Sillars”. Early Modern Culture Online, Vol. 4, no. 2, Feb. 2019, pp. 1-31, doi:10.15845/emco.v4i2.2612.


Ahead of the publication of his forthcoming book, Shakespeare Seen: Image, Performance and Society (Cambridge, 2018), Stuart Sillars sat down for an interview with Perry McPartland. The discussion revisited a number of topics that Sillars has explored in his various publications on Shakespeare, including Shakespeare’s aesthetic strategies of transformation, the relationship his work takes to the visual, and the uses to which Shakespeare puts aesthetic artifice. The interview was conducted in two parts over a very nearly adequate Skype connection in the summer of 2018.

Copyright (c) 2019 Perry McPartland

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