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Shakespeare and sexuality

Author: Catherine M S Alexander; Stanley Wells
Publisher: Cambridge ; Madrid : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
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This volume draws together ten important essays which explore the significance of sexuality in Shakespeare's work. Many are reprinted from Shakespeare Survey. They are introduced by Ann Thompson's  Read more...


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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M S Alexander; Stanley Wells
ISBN: 0521800315 9780521800310 0521804752 9780521804752
OCLC Number: 912300418
Description: IX, 207 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Shakespeare and sexuality Ann Thompson; 2. Language and sexuality in Shakespeare William C. Carroll; 3. Death and desire in Romeo and Juliet Lloyd Davis; 4. The legacy of Juliet's desire in comedies of the early 1600s Mary Bly; 5. Love in Venice Catherine Belsey; 6. Male sexuality and misogyny Michael Hattaway; 7. Consummation, custom and law in All's Well that Ends Well Subha Mukherji; 8. The scandal of Shakespeare's Sonnets Margreta de Grazia; 9. Representing sexuality in Shakespeare's plays John Russell Brown; 10. Nude Shakespeare in film and nineties popular feminism Celia R. Daileader.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine M.S. Alexander, Stanley Wells.
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'This is a skilfully edited volume that traverses a number of Shakespearian and non-Shakespearian texts, and offers a representative variety of different approaches to this perplexing topic. ... Read more...

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