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Sexual types : embodiment, agency, and dramatic character from Shakespeare to Shirley / Mario DiGangi.

  • Author

    DiGangi, Mario.,

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  • Publisher

    Philadelphia, Pa. : Oxford : University of Pennsylvania Press ; Oxford Creative Marketing [distributor], 2011.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Sexual behavior.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Views on sex.

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

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    Sex in literature

    Characters and characteristics in literature

    Typology (Psychology) in literature

    Stereotypes (Social psychology) in literature

    Literature. eflch

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  • ISBN

    9780812243611 (hbk.), 0812243617 (hbk.)

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  • Physical description

    viii, 296 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliography and index. Summary, etc: Sexual types on the early modern stage are at once strange and familiar. This book focuses on six types that reveal how sexual transgressions were understood to intersect with social, gender, economic and political transgressions. Target audience: Specialized.