In Another Country: Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama

In Another Country: Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama

By: Dorothea Kehler (author), Susan C. Baker (author)Hardback

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This anthology aligns feminist essays about Shakespeare with essays on other dramatists of the English Renaissance, particularly Peele, Marlowe, Webster, Marston, and Middleton. Foregrounding the intertextuality of Elizabethian drama, the thirteen essays_eleven of them new_explore the contribution of the stage to various feminist subjects, drawing on diverse theoretical approaches_formalists, materialist, historical, new historicist, deconstructionist, psychoanalytic, rhetorical_and resisting the figuration of feminist criticism as simple or univocal. Essayists include Laura Bromley, Mary Ann Bushman, Christy Desmet, Coppelia Kahn, Margaret Mikesell, Thomas Moisan, Jeanie Grant Moorem Phyllis Rackin, James Schiffer, Jeremy Tambling, Carolyn Whitney-Brown, and the editors. With extensive bibliographies.

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Dorothea Kehler, Professor of English at San Diego State University, is the author of Problems in Literary Research (Scarecrow, 1987) and some twenty essays and notes on Shakespeare and other Renaissance writers. Susan Baker, Associate Professor of English at the University of Nevada, has published on Renaissance drama in such journals as Texas Studies in Literature and Language and Comparative Drama and a book-length study of subjectivity in Shakespeare.

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  • publication date: 28/06/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780810824188
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 351
  • ID: 9780810824188
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0810824183

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