Review of Imagining Shakespeare's Wife: The Afterlife of Anne Hathaway, by Katherine West Scheil


  • Emily Buffey University of Birmingham


Imagining Shakespeare's Wife: The Afterlife of Anne Hathaway by Katherine West Scheil. 294 pp. ISBN-10: 1108404065, ISBN-13: 978-1108404068. $19.95 (paperback); $89.99 (hardcover). Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Author Biography

Emily Buffey, University of Birmingham

Emily Buffey is a Teaching Fellow in Early Modern Literature at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has written on a variety of subjects, with new articles on Shakespearean allusions in early Jacobean poetry and modern historical fiction forthcoming. Her other research areas include: literary afterlives and reception; the relationships between genre (particularly dream vision poetry, satire and complaint); authorship; and reading and literary practice.