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Violence against women in early modern performance : invisible acts / Kim Solga.

  • Author

    Solga, Kim.,

  • Date published

    2009

  • Publisher

    Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

  • Subject

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

    Abused women in literature

    Violence in literature

    Rape in literature

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 Adaptations

  • Accession number

    83438580

  • Class

    93.0241/SOL

  • ISBN

    9780230219540 (hbk.), 0230219543 (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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General note: ch. 2 includes the RSC productions of Titus Andronicus, 1987 at the Swan Theatre, and A woman killed with kindness, 1992. UKSu-SCL Summary, etc: Examines rape and domestic violence against women in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Heywood's A woman killed with kindness, Webster's Duchess of Malfi, and Middleton and Rowley's The changeling , and the politics and ethics of rehearsing these negotiations on the 20th- and 21st century stages. Target audience: Specialized.