Women Of Will

Author: Tina Packer
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 038535326X
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Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays Tina Packer. “Fascinating. ...
Never less than compelling.” –The New York Times O F W I LL The Remarkable
Evolution of Shakespeare's Female Characters T IN A PACKER Founding Artistic

Engendering A Nation

Author: Jean E. Howard
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134946163
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A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories Jean E. Howard, Phyllis
Rackin ... The reconstruction of history as tragedy in Richard III is accompanied
by a remarkable transformation in the representation and placement of female
characters. Paradoxically, even as the female characters are ennobled, they are
also disempowered. ... In the second tetralogy, there will be the tavern women in
the Henry IV plays, Mortimer's Welsh bride in Henry IV, Part I, and three 105

Women And Mobility On Shakespeare S Stage

Author: Elizabeth Mazzola
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 135180930X
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In showing us how women also circulate, Shakespeare renders global space as
a shared space and the moral world as an ... the variety of positions
Shakespeare's female characters assume outside and the wide range of places
they inhabit. ... On stage, the woman who moves can therefore represent a comic
figure of healing and reparation and act as a catalyst ... of space, a record of who
moves and who stays put,26 and perhaps a radical collapsing of Jessica's
remarkable powers ...

The Merchant Of Venice

Author: Lovelina Singh
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120353099
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William Shakespeare ... military power evidenced in the defeat of the Spanish
Armada; and remarkable development of science, literature and music. ... The
strong, central female characters in The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It and
Much Ado About Nothing may take inspiration from Elizabeth I as a role model. ...
During this period women were regarded as second class citizens with few legal

Shakespearean Tragedy And Gender

Author: Shirley Nelson Garner
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253210272
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AUDIENCE COMING to Richard III from the Henry VI plays and King John
witnesses a remarkable transformation in the roles and representations of female
characters. On the one hand, women are much more sympathetically portrayed.
They take on ... Robert Weimann's distinction between locus and platea can be
used to chart both the elevation of the female characters and their containment.
Weimann ...

Shakespeare Left And Right

Author: Ivo Kamps
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317392949
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Only five female characters appear in a cast of over thirty identified parts (not
counting various supernumerary ... Now a number of common-sense arguments
naturally present themselves to suggest that there is really nothing remarkable in
this. ... writings which did not particularly emphasize the presence or agency of
women in history: history was largely thought of ... from the perspective of modern
ideas, decry; but it is a historical injustice for which we can hardly blame

Shakespeare And Women

Author: Phyllis Rackin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198186940
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The current prestige of history in academic Shakespeare scholarship makes it a
ground that feminists can ill aVord to forfeit. ... performances of women's
oppression: The Taming of the Shrew, which has enjoyed remarkable popularity
in recent years, and The ... In the case of his female characters, the most striking
and best-known manifestation of that diVerence is the fact that all of his women's
roles were ...

Center Or Margin

Author: Lena Cowen Orlin
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
ISBN: 9781575910987
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most highly esteemed of Shakespeare's history plays— Richard II, the two parts
of Henry IV, and Henry V, the percentage of words assigned to female characters
never reaches 10 percent of the script, and the women who do appear are ... A
similar argument can be made for whatever genre of Shakespearean plays we
choose to compare. ... Two comedies that illustrate with remarkable clarity the
modern preference for stories in which women are put in their (subordinate)
place are ...

Stillness In Motion In The Seventeenth Century Theatre

Author: P. A. Skantze
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415286688
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In fact, it is clear that before the Restoration boys dressed as women were ready
surrogates on stage for the violation of ... 23 Though one can push too hard at the
multiple resonances of Behn's female characters' names and Shakespeare's ...

Merely Players

Author: Jonathan Holmes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415319587
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In relation to the position of women, this can become extremely problematic, as
Maus exemplifies by reference to Othello: [Othello] does not know how to imagine
Desdemona apart from her history, but in the play world, for a young woman to ...