Rachel Ellen Clark
Rachel Ellen Clark is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Scholars Program at Wartburg College in northeastern Iowa. She is currently researching witchcraft and disability in early modern England; past research has focused on early modern nostalgia and the history of the book. She teaches courses in British literature (including Shakespeare, literature surveys from the Middle Ages to the present, and a study-abroad course called "British Isles: Literary Locations"), the history and grammar of the English language, film, and composition. In her spare time, she makes lopsided pottery, plays the piano, runs, and watches too much PBS.
9 January 2019
As I was reading Thomas Middleton’s The Witch yesterday, I was struck with a question: How many early modern plays have “mute” characters, and in which cases does...