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Shakespearean power and punishment : a volume of essays / edited by Gillian Murray Kendall.

  • Author

    Kendall, Gillian Murray, 1956-,

  • Date published

    1998

  • Publisher

    Madison, [N.J.] : London : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Associated University Presses, 1998.

  • Subject

    Politics and literature Great Britain History 16th century

    Literature and state Great Britain History 16th century

    Literature and society England History 16th century

    Women and literature England History 16th century

    Power (Social sciences) in literature

    Punishment in literature

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Measure for Measure.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Revenge comedy: writing, law, and the punishing heroine in twelfth night, the merry wives of Windsor, and Swetnam the woman-hater / Ann Rosalind Jones -- Cutting to the heart of the matter: stabbing the woman in Philaster and Cymbeline / Susanne Collier -- "Content with art"?: seeing the emblematic woman in the second maiden's tragedy and the winter's tale / Sara Eaton -- "I'll pray to increase your bondage": power and punishment in measure for measure / David McCandless. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: Absolute bodies, absolute laws: staging punishment in measure for measure / Arthur L. Little -- The state of life and the power of death: measure for measure / Robert N. Watson -- Flout'em and scout'em and scout'em and flout'em: Prospero's power and punishment in the tempest / Kathryn Barbour -- Overkill in Shakespeare / Gillian Murray Kendall -- The unheimlich maneuver: antithetical ways of power in Shakespeare -- Ronald R. MacDonald. Uk-SuSCL.