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Shakespearean maternities : crises of conception in early modern England / Chris Laoutaris.

  • Author

    Laoutaris, Chris.,

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  • Publisher

    Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.

  • Subject

    Motherhood in literature

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Mothers.

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  • ISBN

    9780748624362 (hbk.), 0748624368 (hbk.)

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  • Physical description

    304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Formatted contents note: Contents: Hearts and hands: the satirical disclosures of maternity in Shakespeare's Hamlet -- Above the beast: the monster and the natural historian in Shakespeare's Tempest -- Poisoned chalices: the reproductive demonologies of Shakespeare's Macbeth -- A celebrity in dying: the maternal postures of death in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra. Uk-SuSCL.