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A feminist companion to Shakespeare

Author: Dympna Callaghan
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The question is not whether Shakespeare studies needs feminism, but whether feminism needs Shakespeare. The all-women team of contributors to A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare argues that not only is Shakespeare important for women, his works are specifically important for feminism." "The collected essays address issues vital to feminist inquiry such as race, sexuality, the body, queer politics, and the advent of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Aufsatzsammlung
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dympna Callaghan
ISBN: 0631208062 9780631208068 0631208070 9780631208075 9781405165334 1405165332 1782685162 9781782685166
OCLC Number: 1057983182
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally published in paperback 2001.
Description: xxiv, 384 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Ladies' Shakespeare / Juliet Fleming --
Margaret Cavendish, Shakespeare critic / Katherine M. Romack --
Misogyny is everywhere / Phyllis Rackin --
Feminist editing and the body of the text / Laurie E. Maguire --
Made to write 'whore' upon?" : male and female use of the word "whore" in Shakespeare's canon / Kay Stanton --
"Word, sweet Lucrece" : confession, feminism, and the rape of Lucrece / Margo Hendricks --
Gender, class and the ideology of comic form : Much ado about nothing and Twelfth Night / Mihoko Suzuki --
Gendered "gifts" in Shakespeare's Belmont : the economies of exchange in early modern England / Jyotsna G. Singh --
Great Indian vanishing trick : colonialism, property, and the family in A midsummer night's dream / Ania Loomba --
Black ram, white ewe : Shakespeare, race and women / Joyce Green MacDonald --
Sycorax in Algiers : cultural politics and gynecology in early modern England / Rachana Sachdev --
Black and white, and dread all over : the Shakespeare theater's "photonegative" Othello and the body of Desdemona / Denise Albanese --
Women and boys playing Shakespeare / Juliet Dusinberre --
Mutant scenes and "minor" conflicts in Richard II / Molly Smith --
Lovesickness, gender, and subjectivity : Twelfth Night and As you like it / Carol Thomas Neely --
... in the lesbian void: woman-woman eroticism in Shakespeare's plays / Theodora A. Jankowski --
Duncan's corpse / Susan Zimmerman --
Others and lovers in The merchant of Venice / M. Lindsay Kaplan --
Between idolatry and astrology : modes of temporal repetition in Romeo and Juliet / Philippa Berry.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 5.
Other Titles: Shakespeare
Responsibility: edited by Dympna Callaghan.

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Argues that not only is Shakespeare important for women, his works are specifically important for feminism. This title addresses issues vital to feminist inquiry such as race, sexuality, the body,  Read more...

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Winner of Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Award 2001 for Outstanding Academic Title. "These 19 original essays reveal the exciting range of inquiry within the feminist community of Read more...

 
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