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Mary Wroth and Shakespeare / edited by Paul Salzman and Marion Wynne-Davies.

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York ; London : Routledge, 2015.

  • Editor

    Salzman, Paul.,

    Wynne-Davies, Marion.,

  • Subject

    Wroth, Mary, Lady, approximately 1586-approximately 1640 Criticism and interpretation.

    Wroth, Mary, Lady, approximately 1586-approximately 1640 Knowledge Literature.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Influence.

Contents: Part One: Poetry, Circulation, Influence. 1. Sugared Sonnets among their Private Friends: Mary Wroth and William Shakespeare / Ilona Bell -- 2. Escaping the Void: Isolation, Mutuality and Community in the Sonnets of Wroth and Shakespeare / Clare R. Kinney -- 3. Autumn 1604 - documentation and literary coincidence / Penny McCarthy -- 4. Mary Wroth and William Shakespeare: A Conversation in Sonnets / Gayle Gaskill. Part Two: Genre and Gender. 5. Absent Fathers: Mary Wroth's Love's Victory and William Shakespeare's King Lear / Marion Wynne-Davies -- 6. Wroth's Love's Victory as a Response to Shakespeare's Representation of Gender Distinctions: with Special Reference to Romeo and Juliet / Akiko Kusunoki -- 7. Four Weddings, Two Funerals and Tragicomic Resurrection: Love's Victory and Much Ado About Nothing / Alison Findlay -- 8. Civility and Extravagance in Timon of Athens and Urania / Amelia Zurcher. Part Three: Querying Identity. 9. Rosalind and Wroth: Tyranny and Domination / Paul J. Hecht -- 10. Love's Victory, Pastoral, Gender, and As You Like It / Paul Salzman -- 11. As She Likes It: Same-Sex Friendship and Romantic Love in Wroth and Shakespeare / Naomi J Miller - Afterword Mary Ellen Lamb.