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Shakespeare and masculinity

Shakespeare and masculinity

Author: Bruce R Smith
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This work juxtaposes Shakespeare's male characters with the medical beliefs, ethical ideals and social realities that shaped masculine identity for Shakespeare, as for his fellow actors and their audiences.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce R Smith
ISBN: 0198711883 9780198711889 0198711891 9780198711896
OCLC Number: 43567358
Description: 182 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Introduction --
1. Persons --
2. Ideals --
3. Passages --
4. Others --
5. Coalescences --
Notes --
Suggestions for further reading --
Series Title: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Responsibility: Bruce R. Smith.
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'Oxford Shakespeare Topics' (General Editors Peter Holland and Stanley Wells) provide students, teachers, and interested readers with short books on important aspects of Shakespeare criticism and  Read more...


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Smith puts forward a wide variety of thought-provoking approaches ... Smith makes the study of Shakespeare's masculinities accessible for the modern student Notes and Queries This is a brilliant, Read more...

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