Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare's Feminine Endings

    Disfiguring Death in the Tragedies

    By Philippa Berry

    Philippa Berry draws on feminist theory, postmodern thought and queer theory, to challenge existing critical notions of what is fundamental to Shakespearean tragedy. She shows how, through a network of images clustered around feminine or feminized characters, these plays 'disfigure' conventional…

    Paperback – 1999-08-25
    Routledge
    Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

  • Engendering a Nation

    A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories

    By Jean E. Howard, Phyllis Rackin

    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…

    Paperback – 1997-04-16
    Routledge
    Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

  • Roman Shakespeare

    Warriors, Wounds and Women

    By Coppélia Kahn

    In the first full-length study of Shakespeare's Roman plays, Coppélia Kahn brings to these texts a startling, critical perspective which interrogates the gender ideologies lurking behind 'Roman virtue'. Plays featured include: * Titus Andronicus * Julius Caesar * Antony and Cleopatra *…

    Paperback – 1997-03-26
    Routledge
    Feminist Readings of Shakespeare