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The politics of rape : sexual atrocity, propaganda wars, and the Restoration stage / Jennifer L. Airey.

Author/Creator:
Airey, Jennifer L., 1980-
Publication:
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 251 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- History and criticism.
Rape in literature.
Rape victims in literature.
Violence in literature.
Politics and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Theater -- Political aspects -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Propaganda, British -- History -- 17th century.
Contents:
Introduction
Rape and the rehabilitation of royalist identity, 1660-65
Rape and the roots of discontent, 1666-77
Lucrece narratives: Rochester, Lee, and the ethics of regicide
Rape and the cannibal father, 1678-87
Rape in the aftermath of revolution: images of male rape, 1688-99.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781611494044 (cloth : alk. paper)
1611494044 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611494051 (electronic)
1611494052 (electronic)
OCLC:
794363253
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