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Rewriting the Renaissance : the discourses of sexual difference in early modern Europe

Author: Margaret W Ferguson; Maureen Quilligan; Nancy J Vickers
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1986.
Series: Women in culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret W Ferguson; Maureen Quilligan; Nancy J Vickers
ISBN: 0226243133 9780226243139 0226243141 9780226243146
OCLC Number: 12946863
Description: xxxi, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. The politics of patriatrchy : theory and practice --
Fatherly authority : the politics of Stuart family images / Jonathan Goldberg --
The absent mother in King Lear / Coppélia Kahn --
Prospero's wife / Stephen Orgel --
A midsummer night's dream and the shaping fantasies of Elizabethan culture : gender, power, form / Louis A. Montrose --
Puritanism and Maenadism in A mask / Richard Halpern --
Dalila's house : Samson agonistes and the sexual division of labor / John Guillory --
Patriarchal territiories : the body enclosed / Peter Stallybrass --
Part 2. The rhetorics of marginalization : consequences of patriarchy --
The other and the same : the image of the hermaphrodite in Rabelais / Carla Freccero --
Usurpation, seduction, and the problematics of the proper : a "deconstructive," "feminist" rereading of the seduction of Richard and Anne in Shakespeare's Richard III / Marguerite Waller --
The beauty of woman : problems in the rhetoric of Renaissance portraiture / Elizabeth Cropper --
Spinsters and seamstresses : women in cloth and clothing production / Merry E. Wiesner --
A woman's place was in the home : women's work in Renaissance Tuscany / Judith C. Brown --
Part 3. The works of women : some exceptions to the rule of patriarchy --
Catherine de' Medici as Artemisia : figuring the powerful widow / Sheila Ffoliott --
Feminism and the humanists : the case for Sir Thomas Elyot's Defense of good women / Constance Jordan --
Singing unsung heroines : androgynous discourse in Book 3 of The faerie queen / Lauren Silberman --
Stella's wit : Penelope Rich as reader of Sidney's sonnets / Clark Hulse --
Gender vs. sex difference in Louise Labé's grammar of love / François Rigolot --
City women and their audiences : Louise Labé and Veronica Franko / Ann Rosalind Jones.
Series Title: Women in culture and society.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret W. Ferguson, Maureen Quilligan, and Nancy J. Vickers.
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