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Staging domesticity : household work and English identity in Early Modern drama

Author: Wendy Wall
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digitally prView all editions and formats
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Rich with a detailed account of household practices, Staging Domesticity reads plays on the London stage in light of their representations of domestic life in the early modern period and analyses a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Wall
ISBN: 9780521030038 052103003X
OCLC Number: 928664872
Notes: Índice.
Description: XIII, 292 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: in the nations' kitchen; 1. Familiarity and pleasure in the English household guide, 1500-1700; 2. Needles and birches: pedagogy, domesticity, and the advent of English comedy; 3. Why does Puck sweep? Shakespearean fairies and the politics of cleaning; 4. The erotics of milk and live food, or, ingesting early modern Englishness; 5. Tending to bodies and boys: queer physic in Knight of the Burning Pestle; 6. Blood in the kitchen: service, taste, and violence in domestic drama; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 41.
Responsibility: Wendy Wall.
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