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Women on the Renaissance stage : Anna of Denmark and female masquing in the Stuart court (1590-1619)

Author: Clare McManus
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2002.
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Publisher Description (unedited publisher data) Through detailed historicized and interdisciplinary readings of the performances of Anna Denmark in the Scottish and English Jacobean Courts, Women on the Renaissance Stage fundamentally reassesses women's relationship to early modern performance. It investigates the staging conditions, practices, and gendering of Denmark's performances, and brings current critical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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McManus, Clare.
Women on the Renaissance stage.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2002
(OCoLC)605536769
Named Person: Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; Anna, England Königin 1574-1619.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clare McManus
ISBN: 0719060923 9780719060922 0719062500 9780719062506
OCLC Number: 49519074
Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: An early modern female stage --
Dance, gender and the politics of aristocratic performance in the early Stuart court masque --
Marriage and the performance of the romance quest: the role of the queen consort in the early modern European court --
'Spectacles of strangeness': the performance of the female body in the major Jacobean masques --
Disputed marriages: the female courtier as spectator --
The contested masquing stage: The Somerset Masque, Cupid's Banishment and the space of the female court --
Conclusion: The legacy of Anna of Denmark: female performance in the Caroline court and beyond.
Responsibility: Clare McManus.
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