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Shakespeare and women

Author: Phyllis Rackin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shakespeare and Women challenges a number of current assumptions about Shakespeare and women, including the women in his family, the women who worked in the London theatre industry, the female characters in his plays, and the dark lady of the Sonnets. It argues that the current scholarly emphasis on patriarchal power, male misogyny, and women's oppression may tell us more about ourselves than about the world  Read more...
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Rackin, Phyllis.
Shakespeare and women.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005000184
(OCoLC)57283261
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Rackin
ISBN: 9780191513916 0191513911 9780198186946 0198186940 9780198711988 0198711980
OCLC Number: 68112639
Awards: Winner of *Choice* Outstanding Academic Book 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages).
Contents: A usable history --
The place(s) of women in Shakespeare's world : historical fact and feminist interpretation --
Our canon, ourselves --
Boys will be girls --
The lady's reeking breath --
Shakespeare's timeless women.
Series Title: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Responsibility: Phyllis Rackin.

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Challenges a number of assumptions about Shakespeare and women, including the women in his family, the women who worked in the London theatre industry, the female characters in his plays, and the  Read more...

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[this book] is not just a rich and original resource for scholars interested in fin-de-siecle Shakespeare or women performers of that period but also an encouragement to others working on Read more...

 
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