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Shakespeare and gender : a history / edited by Deborah Barker and Ivo Kamps.

  • Author

    Barker, Deborah

    Kamps, Ivo.,

  • Date published

    1995

  • Publisher

    London ; New York : Verso, 1995.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

    Sex differences (Psychology) in literature

    Man-woman relationships in literature

    Drama Psychological aspects

  • Accession number

    83311211

  • Class

    Reading Room - 48.1/BAR

  • ISBN

    9780860914587, 0860914585

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    ix, 342 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Shakespeare and gender: an introduction / Deborah Barker and Ivo Kamps -- The rape in Shakespeare's Lucrece / Coppelia Kahn -- 'This that you call love': sexual and social tragedy in Othello / Gayle Greene -- Shakespeare and emotional distance in the Elizabethan family / Marianne Novy -- 'The sign and semblance of her honor': reading gender difference in Much ado about nothing / Carol Cook. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: Hamlet - the Mona Lisa of literature / Jacqueline Rose -- Jewels, statues, and corpses: containment of female erotic power in Shakespeare's plays / Valerie Traub -- Topical ideology: witches, amazons, and Shakespeare's Joan of Arc / Gabriele Bernhard Jackson -- 'Miranda, where's your sister?': reading Shakespeare's The tempest / Ann Thompson -- The two Antonios and same-sex love in Twelfth night and The merchant of Venice / Joseph Pequigney. Uk-SuSCL Contents: Love in Venice / Catherine Belsey -- The Shakespearean editor as shrew-tamer / Leah Marcus -- Shakespeare, Zeffirelli, and the homosexual gaze / William van Watson -- Engendering the tragic audience: the case of Richard III / Phyllis Rackin -- The virgin not: language and sexuality in Shakespeare / William C. Carroll -- Circumscriptions and unhousedness: Othello in the borderlands / Carol Thomas Neely -- Afterword: what happens in Hamlet? / Lisa Jardine. Uk-SuSCL.