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Shakespeare and women [electronic resource] / Phyllis Rackin.

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Author/Creator:
Rackin, Phyllis.
Publication:
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series:
Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Oxford Shakespeare topics
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (179 p.)
Subjects:
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Women in the theater -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Women in the theater -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Sex role in literature.
Women in literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Relations with women.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Family.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Shakespeare and Women challenges a number of current assumptions about Shakespeare and women, including the women in his family, the women who worked in the London theatre industry, the female characters in his plays, and the dark lady of the Sonnets. It argues that the current scholarly emphasis on patriarchal power, male misogyny, and women's oppression may tell us more about ourselves than about the world Shakespeare inhabited and the worlds he created in his. plays. - ;Shakespeare and Women situates Shakespeare's female characters in multiple historical contexts, ranging from the early mod
Contents:
A usable history
The place(s) of women in Shakespeare's world : historical fact and feminist interpretation
Our canon, ourselves
Boys will be girls
The lady's reeking breath
Shakespeare's timeless women.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [138]-144) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-75829-5
9786610758296
0-19-151391-1
1-4237-6967-8
OCLC:
476259096
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