Janice Valls-Russell iis a Principal Research Associate of France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), at the Institute for Research on the Renaissance, the Neo-Classical Age and the Enlightenment (IRCL), University Paul-Valéry, Montpellier. Her main areas of interest are the early modern reception of classical mythology and present-day engagements with Shakespeare in performance and education. The author of numerous essays and book chapters, she has co-edited Interweaving Myths in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (2017) and Thomas Heywood and the Classical Tradition (March 2021), as well as collections of essays on performance. Shakespeare’s Others in 21st-century European Performance: “The Merchant of Venice” and “Othello,” co-edited with Boika Sokolova, is forthcoming in the The Arden Shakespeare series (Bloomsbury, September 2021).


Contributions to Shakespeare on Screen in Francophonia

"Abdellatif Kechiche's Vénus noire (2010): Pygmalion, Ophelia, and the Voyeur" (2021)

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