December 9, 2005
Reading the Plot Forward
An interdisciplinary seminar at the Folger Institute examines terrorism — historical and contemporary — on the 400th anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot
When scholars gathered in the basement of the Folger Shakespeare Library on November 4 for a workshop examining the Gunpowder Plot, many of them were alert to the ironies of the occasion.
Earlier that same day, the Folger had hosted the Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla. That the heir to the British