“MY BRAIN I’LL PROVE THE FEMALE TO MY SOUL”: ON SHAKESPEARE AND WOMEN My July/August column at Bookslut

In Shakespeare's will, he left the bulk of his estate to his youngest daughter, Susanna; to his wife of 34 years, the woman who stayed home in Stratford to raise their three children while he went off to London to forge a brilliant career, he left his "second best bed." Much scholarly ink has been …