Bibliography, etc. note: Bibliography, p314-335. - Includes index. Formatted contents note: As we like it: how a girl can be smart and still popular / Clara Claiborne Park -- Counsels of gall and grace: intimate conversations between women in Shakespeare's plays / Carole McKewin -- Shakespeare's Cressida: "A kind of self" / Gayle Greene -- "I wooed thee with my sword": Shakespeare's tragic paradigms / Madelon Gohlke -- Coming of age in Verona / Coppelia Kahn -- A heart cleft in twain: the dilemma of Shakespeare's Gertrude / Rebecca Smith Uk-SuSCL Contents: Women and men in Othello: "What should such a fool / Do with so good a woman?" / Carol Thomas Neely -- Lady Macbeth: "Infirm of purpose" / Joan Larsen Klein -- Shakespeare's female characters as actors and audience / Marianne Novy. Uk-SuSCL A penchant for Perdita on the eighteenth-century stage / Irene G. Dash -- The Miranda trap: sexism and racism in Shakespeare's Tempest / Lorie Jerrell Leininger -- "O sacred, shadowy, cold, and constant queen": Shakespeare's imperiled and chastening daughters of romance / Charles Frey -- Women and men in Shakespeare: a selective biography / Carolyn Ruth Swift Lenz, Gayle Greene and Carol Thomas Neely. Uk-SuSCL.