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Gender in play on the Shakespearean stage : boy heroines and female pages / Michael Shapiro.

  • Author

    Shapiro, Michael

  • Date published

    1994

  • Publisher

    Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1994.

  • Subject

    Theater England Casting History 16th century

    Theater England Casting History 17th century

    Children as actors England History

    Gender identity in literature

    Sex role in literature

    Disguise in literature

    Women in literature

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history To 1625.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Bringing the page onstage: The two gentlemen of Verona -- Doubling cross-gender disguise: The merchant of Venice -- Layers of disguise: As you like it -- Anxieties of intimacy: Twelfth night -- From center to periphery: Cymbeline. Uk-SuSCL.