In Another Country: Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama

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Dorothea Kehler, Susan Baker
Scarecrow Press, 1991 - 345 páginas
This anthology aligns feminist essays about Shakespeare with essays on other dramatists of the English Renaissance, particularly Peele, Marlowe, Webster, Marston, and Middleton. Foregrounding the intertextuality of Elizabethian drama, the thirteen essays_eleven of them new_explore the contribution of the stage to various feminist subjects, drawing on diverse theoretical approaches_formalists, materialist, historical, new historicist, deconstructionist, psychoanalytic, rhetorical_and resisting the figuration of feminist criticism as simple or univocal. Essayists include Laura Bromley, Mary Ann Bushman, Christy Desmet, Coppelia Kahn, Margaret Mikesell, Thomas Moisan, Jeanie Grant Moorem Phyllis Rackin, James Schiffer, Jeremy Tambling, Carolyn Whitney-Brown, and the editors. With extensive bibliographies.
 

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Contenido

Queen of Sorrow King of Grief Reflections and Perspectives in Richard II
19
Representing Cleopatra
36
The Rhetoric of Feminine Identity in The White Devil
50
Neither Maid Widow nor Wife Rhetoric of the Woman Controversy in Measure for Measure and The Duchess of Malfi
71
Power and Patriarchy
93
Abigails Party The Difference of Things in The Jew of Malta
95
O Any Thing of Nothing First Create Gender and Patriarchy and the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
113
AntiHistorians Womens Roles in Shakespeares Histories
137
A Farre More Worthy Wombe Reproductive Anxiety in Peeles David and Bethsabe
181
Macbeth and the Bearded Women
205
Sex and Marriage in The Dutch Courtesan
218
The Formative Power of Marriage in Stuart Tragedy
233
Whores and Wives in Jacobean Drama
246
A Selective Bibliography of Feminist and Feminist Related Shakespeare Criticism 19791988
261
Renaissance Drama A Bibliography for Feminists
302
Notes on Contributors
325

Shakespeares Emilias and the Politics of Celibacy
157
Gendered BodiesBodies Politic
179

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Dorothea Kehler, Professor of English at San Diego State University, is the author of Problems in Literary Research (Scarecrow, 1987) and some twenty essays and notes on Shakespeare and other Renaissance writers. Susan Baker, Associate Professor of English at the University of Nevada, has published on Renaissance drama in such journals as Texas Studies in Literature and Language and Comparative Drama and a book-length study of subjectivity in Shakespeare.

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