1st Edition

Engendering a Nation
A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories

ISBN 9780415047494
Published May 22, 1997 by Routledge
272 Pages

USD $46.95

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Book Description

Engendering a Nation adopts a sophisticated feminist analysis to examine the place of gender in contesting representations of nationhood in early modern England. Plays featured include:

* King John
* Henry VI, Part I
* Henry VI, Part II
* Henry, Part III
* Richard III
* Richard II
* Henry V.

It will be a must for students and scholars interested in the cultural and social implications of Shakespeare today.


'This is good Shakespearean scholarship from a feminist aspect ... or maybe good feminist scholarship from a Shakespearean standpoint?' - Fawcett Library Newsletter