Shakespearean Tragedy And Gender

Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender
Publisher Indiana University Press
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Category Drama
Total Pages 326
ISBN 0253210275
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"... an important volume for scholar and student alike, and a tribute to the enduring contributions of its authors." —Renaissance Quarterly "These thought-provoking essays run the gamut of feminist criticism on tragedy." —Shakespeare Quarterly "Highly recommended... " —Choice These essays mount a powerful critique of the tragic hero as representative of the errors and sufferings of humankind. They come from a variety of perspectives—including feminist new historicism, psychoanalysis, poststructuralism, and autobiographical criticism. While considering Shakespeare's earliest attempts at tragedy in ÂRichard III and ÂTitus Andronicus, this volume also covers the major tragic period, giving special attention to ÂOthello.

Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender
  • Author : Shirley Nelson Garner,Madelon Sprengnether
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1996

"... an important volume for scholar and student alike, and a tribute to the enduring contributions of its authors." —Renaissance Quarterly "These thought-provoking essays run the gamut of feminist criticism on tragedy." —Shakespeare Quarterly "Highly recommended... " —Choice These essays mount a powerful critique of the tragic hero as representative of the

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Fantasies of Female Evil
  • Author : Cristina León Alfar
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Release Date : 2003

Cristina Leon Alfar. In light of cultural materialist, psychoanalytic, and feminist theoretical investigations of literature, history, and culture, Cristina Leon Alfar examines what has been left out of a western scholarly tradition on William Shakesepare's evil women. She argues that by attending to the sociopolitical basis of the tragedies, the

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Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double
  • Author : Kent Cartwright
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2010-11-01

Why does Shakespearean tragedy continue to move spectators even though Elizabethan philosophical assumptions have faded from belief? Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double seeks answers in the moment-by-moment dynamics of performance and response, and the Shakespearean text signals those possibilities. Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double investigates the poetics of audience response.

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Severed Blood
  • Author : Amelia Kennon Parsons
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012

Read online Severed Blood written by Amelia Kennon Parsons, published by which was released on 2012. Download full Severed Blood Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Shakespeare s Tragedies and Modern Critical Theory
  • Author : James Cunningham
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 1997

Individual chapters deal with cultural materialism, new historicism, poststructuralism, and feminist criticism. The theoretical basis of each critical mode is examined and some representative critiques analyzed. Most importantly, in each chapter the various interpretations are tested against Shakespeare's texts, and the strengths and weaknesses of the different readings are assessed.

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Shakespeare  The Tragedies
  • Author : Nicolas Tredell
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2014-12-12

This Guide offers a comprehensive survey of the key criticism on Shakespeare's tragedies, from the seventeenth century through to the present day. Introducing essential concepts, themes and debates, and summarising major critical texts, Nicolas Tredell examines how the category of Shakespeare's tragedies has been constructed, contested and changed.

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Comic Women  Tragic Men
  • Author : Linda Bamber
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 1982-06-01

This book proceeds from the assumption that Shakespeare, so often perceived as the one writer who appears to have transcended the limits of gender, inevitably writes from the perspective of his own gender. From this perspective, whatever represents the Self is necessarily male; and the Other, which challenges the Self,

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Shakespeare and Gender
  • Author : Kate Aughterson,Ailsa Grant Ferguson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23

Shakespeare and Gender guides students and teachers through the complexities of the representation of gender and sexuality in Shakespeare's work. Informed by contemporary debates and insights into gender and sexuality, including intersectionality, feminist geography, queer and performance studies and fourth-wave feminism, this book provides a lucid and lively discussion of

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Gender in Play on the Shakespearean Stage
  • Author : Michael Shapiro
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 1996

Cross-dressing in Shakespeare: a context for Elizabethan gender studies

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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy
  • Author : Claire McEachern
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08

This revised and updated Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of the ten plays considered to be Shakespeare's tragedies. Thirteen essays, written by leading scholars in Britain and North America, address the ways in which Shakespearean tragedy originated, developed and diversified, as well

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The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Tragedy
  • Author : Emma Smith,Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-12

Featuring essays by major international scholars, this Companion combines analysis of themes crucial to Renaissance tragedy with the interpretation of canonical and frequently taught texts. Part I introduces key topics, such as religion, revenge, and the family, and discusses modern performance traditions on stage and screen. Bridging this section with

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Gender Politics in  Macbeth
  • Author : Katharina Herrmann
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2010-12

Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1, University of Heidelberg (Anglistisches Seminar), course: Shakespeare's Tragedies - Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear, language: English, abstract: Renaissance tragedy does to a large extent deal with common political, religious and social questions of the

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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy
  • Author : Claire McEachern
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2002

Discusses the forms, contexts, and critical and theatrical issues associated with ten Shakespearean tragedies.

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Shakespeare s Domestic Economies
  • Author : Natasha Korda
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2002-07-08

Shakespeare's Domestic Economies explores representations of female subjectivity in Shakespearean drama from a refreshingly new perspective, situating The Taming of the Shrew, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Othello, and Measure for Measure in relation to early modern England's nascent consumer culture and competing conceptions of property. Drawing evidence from legal

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Woman and Gender in Renaissance Tragedy
  • Author : Dympna Callaghan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989

Read online Woman and Gender in Renaissance Tragedy written by Dympna Callaghan, published by which was released on 1989. Download full Woman and Gender in Renaissance Tragedy Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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