Jessica Swale’s ‘Blue stockings’at Shakespeare’s Globe; Entertaining, Educational, Feminist Theatre.
Kate Crudgington

Jessica Swale’s ‘Blue stockings’at Shakespeare’s Globe; Entertaining, Educational, Feminist Theatre.

‘The barbarous custom to breed women low is grown general amongst us, and has prevailed so far, that it is verily believed…that Women are not endued with such Reason, as Men; nor capable of improvement by Education, as they are…’ Bethsua Makin (1673) The above is a quote printed in my Blue Stockings programme. The … Continue reading