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Feminist readings of early modern culture : emerging subjects

Author: Valerie Traub; M Lindsay Kaplan; Dympna Callaghan
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996.
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This collection of essays explores the ways in which the new developments of the Renaissance affected the way women were understood by men and the way they understood themselves. In so doing, the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Traub; M Lindsay Kaplan; Dympna Callaghan
ISBN: 0521552494 9780521552493 0521558190 9780521558198
OCLC Number: 434252891
Description: XV, 301 p. il. 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction Valerie Traub, M. Lindsay Kaplan, Dympna Callaghan; 2. Making it new: humanism, colonialism, and the gendered body in early modern culture Denise Albanese; 3. Gendering mortality in early modern anatomies Valerie Traub; 4. Wound man: Coriolanus, gender and the theatrical construction of interiority Cynthia Marshall; 5. 'The world I have made': Margaret Cavendish, feminism, and the Blazing-World Rosemary Kegl; 6. Reading, writing, and other crimes Frances E. Dolan; 7. Culinary spaces, colonial spaces: the gendering of sugar in the seventeenth century Kim F. Hall; 8. Caliban versus Miranda: race and gender conflicts in post-colonial re-writings of The Tempest Jyotsna G. Singh; 9. Rape, repetition, and the politics of closure in A Midsummer Night's Dream Laura Levine; 10. Subjection and subjectivity: Jewish law and female autonomy in Reformation English marriage M. Lindsay Kaplan; 'Where there can be no cause of affection': redefining virgins, their desires, and their pleasures in John Lyly's Gallathea Theodora A. Jankowski; The terms of gender: 'gay' and feminist Edward II Dympna Callaghan.
Responsibility: edited by Valerie Traub, M. Lindsay Kaplan, Dympna Callaghan.


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