In another country: feminist perspectives on Renaissance drama
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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Introduction Dorothea Kehler and Susan Baker
Laura G Bromley
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Nancy A. Gutierrez
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