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Gender and literacy on stage in early modern England

Author: Eve Rachele Sanders
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In early modern England, boys and girls learned to be masculine or feminine as they learned to read and write. This book explores how gender differences, instilled through specific methods of instruction in literary, were scrutinized in the English public theatre. Close readings of plays from Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost to Thomas Dekker's Whore of Babylon, and of poems, didactic treatises, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Rachele Sanders
ISBN: 0521582342 9780521582346 9780521056496 0521056497
OCLC Number: 40982024
Awards: Winner of Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Book Award 1998
Description: xvii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: On his breast writ --
Enter Hamlet reading on a book --
She reads and smiles --
Writes in his tables --
She writes.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 28.
Responsibility: Eve Rachele Sanders.
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