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Shakespeare's heroines : characteristics of women : moral, poetical, and historical

Shakespeare's heroines : characteristics of women : moral, poetical, and historical

Author: Jameson, Mrs.; Cheri L Larsen Hoeckley
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2005.
Series: Broadview editions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

First published in 1832, this is a unique hybrid of Shakespeare criticism, women's rights activism, and conduct literature. Jameson's collection of readings of female characters includes praise for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jameson, Mrs.; Cheri L Larsen Hoeckley
ISBN: 1551113244 9781551113241 9781459300996 1459300998
OCLC Number: 180772992
Notes: Errata laid in.
Description: 1 online resource (464 pages) : illustrations
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroductionAnna Murphy Jameson: A Brief ChronologyA Note on the TextShakespeare's HeroinesAppendix A: Jameson's Writing on Women, Work, and ActingFrom Sisters of Charity, Catholic and Protestant, Abroad and at Home (1855)From The Communion of Labour (1856)"Mrs. Siddons" in Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad (1834)Appendix B: Jameson's CorrespondenceBessie Rayner Parkes, 1856-59Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1856Frances Anne Kemble, 1831-32Ottilie von Goethe, 1836Appendix C: Contemporary Reviews of Characteristics of WomenThe Monthly Review (1832)The Literary Gazette (1832)Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)Appendix D: Conduct BooksFrom Sarah Stickney Ellis, The Women of England:Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits (1939)From John Ruskin, "Of Queen's Gardens" in Sesame and Lilies (1865)Appendix E: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Shakespeare CriticismFrom William Richardson, "On Shakespeare's Imitation of Female Characters" in Essays on Shakespeare's Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff and on his Imitation of Female Characters (1789)From William Hazlitt, Characters of Shakespeare's Plays (1817)From Frances Anne Kemble, "Notes on Macbeth No. II." in Notes upon Some of Shakespeare's Plays (1882)Select Bibliography
Series Title: Broadview editions.
Responsibility: Anna Murphy Jameson ; edited by Cheri L. Larsen Hoeckley.
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"This edition of Anna Jameson's Shakespeare's Heroines fills an important gap in available resources of this significant writer in an intelligent, well-informed manner. Adept as a researcher, a Read more...

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