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Shakespeare and gender

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.,
  • Sex differences (Psychology) in literature.,
  • Drama -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Gender identity in literature.,
  • Masculinity in literature.,
  • Femininity in literature.,
  • Sex role in literature.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Men in literature.,
  • Sex in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited with an introduction by Stephen Orgel and Sean Keilen.
    SeriesShakespeare, the critical complex ;, 2
    ContributionsOrgel, Stephen., Keilen, Sean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3069.S45 S52 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL47994M
    ISBN 100815329628
    LC Control Number99048820

      Shakespeare and Gender - Gender Studies bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular These are the sources and citations used to research Shakespeare and Gender. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Monday, August 3, Blog. Book. Callaghan, D. Shakespeare without women - Routledge. At the conclusion of Twelfth Night, as part of the long-awaited and heavily overdetermined reconciliation scene, comes a revelation that modern audiences would surely find disconcerting if they paid attention to ian, in the course of catechizing his disguised twin sister Viola, gives their age at the death of their father as 13 ().Author: Stephen Orgel.

      Cross-gender performance was an integral part of Shakespearean theatre: from boys portraying his female characters, to those characters disguising themselves as men within the story. This book examines contemporary trends in staging cross-gender performances of Shakespeare in the UK and : Terri Power. If Shakespeare’s key purpose in including cross dressing as plot elements was to demonstrate the constructed nature of gender roles so as to propose a more egalitarian social order, surely the male gender shift into a female would suggest the same underlying assertion. Traub outlines the important differences in Shakespearean gender swaps.

      Using postcolonial and gender theory, Drouin traces the evolution of discourses of nation and gender in Québec from the Conquest of New France to the present, and she elaborates a theory of adaptation specific to Shakespeare studies. Drouin’s book explains why Québécois playwrights seem so obsessed with rewriting “le grand Will,” what Author: Jennifer Drouin. Ariel is a spirit who appears in William Shakespeare's play The is bound to serve the magician Prospero, who rescued him from the tree in which he was imprisoned by Sycorax, the witch who previously inhabited the ro greets disobedience with a reminder that he saved Ariel from Sycorax's spell, and with promises to grant Ariel his ation: Prospero.


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Shakespeare, Feminism and Gender book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Over the last quarter-century, feminist criticism of Shak /5.

Cross-gender performance was an integral part of Shakespearean theatre: from boys portraying his female characters, to those characters disguising themselves as men within the story. This book examines contemporary trends in staging cross-gender performances of Price: $   In Shakespeare's day, female parts were played by male actors, while more recently, actresses have taken on some of his most famous male roles such as Hamlet and Julius Caesar.

Clare McManus explores gender in the history of Shakespeare performance. Shakespearean performance is an arena for exploring desire, sexuality and gender roles and. Barker and Kamps’s collection of essays, Shakespeare and Gender: A History, is exactly what its subtitle suggests: a retrospective gathering of essays, previously published, on earlier feminist criticism and more recently extended as gender criticism.

All the well known writers are represented: Kahn, Greene, Novy, Carol Cook, Valerie Traub. Rosalind points out that typically a male, not female, character gives the final epilogue. Nevertheless, as the lead character, Rosalind delivers these final lines. Gender identity played an important role in Elizabethan theater and culture, and blurring gender roles as Shakespeare does here demonstrates a highly subversive act.

Shakespeare and Gender book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for Shakespeare and gender book. Over the past 20 years, feminist criticism has done more than any o /5. The Impact of Gender on Shakespeare’s Othello In the book “Gender Trouble” (), feminist theorist Judith Butler explains “gender is not only a social construct, but also a kind of performance such as a show we put on, a costume or disguise we wear” (Butler).

In. D uring much of the twentieth century, scholarly interest in the way that issues of gender and sexuality affect the meaning of Shakespeare tended to take a few limited forms. Many critics made note of his witty and intelligent female characters and lauded his depiction of romantic love.

Guides to Shakespeare's 'bawdy language' were published to help readers understand his Cited by: 4. Gender Identity Issues relating to gender in Shakespeare's dramas have inspired critical interest for centuries, but in the late twentieth century gender has become of tantamount importance to.

Shakespeare and Gender guides students and teachers through the complexities of the representation of gender and sexuality in Shakespeare's work. Informed by contemporary debates and insights into gender and sexuality, including intersectionality, feminist geography, queer and performance studies and fourth-wave feminism, this book provides a lucid and lively.

This book proceeds from the assumption that Shakespeare, so often perceived as the one writer who appears to have transcended the limits of gender, inevitably writes from the perspective of his own gender. From this perspective, whatever represents the Self is necessarily male; and the Other, which challenges the Self, is female.

The author's approach gives us a fresh 4/5(1). Shakespeare and Gender: A History Paperback – J by Deborah Barker (Author) › Visit Amazon's Deborah Barker Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: It is a peculiar feature of Shakespeare's plays that they both participate in and reflect the ideas of gender roles in Western society. To the extent that they reflect existing notions about the 'proper' roles of men and women, they can be said to be a product of their society.

However, since they have been studied, performed, and taught for five hundred years. --Shakespeare Quarterly "Highly recommended " --Choice These essays mount a powerful critique of the tragic hero as representative of the errors and sufferings of humankind. They come from a variety of perspectives--including feminist new historicism, psychoanalysis, poststructuralism, and autobiographical criticism.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Cultural confusion and Shakespeare's learned heroines: "these are old paradoxes" / Lisa Jardine --"Shaping fantasies": figurations of gender and power in Elizabethan culture / Louis Adrian Montrose --Androgyny, mimesis, and the marriage of the.

By: Justin Borrow Sexuality and gender are prominent themes in Shakespeare’s plays. Depending on the genre of the play, sexuality and gender are used as either a tool of manipulation, a form of propaganda or sometimes both. During the time of Shakespeare, there was a social construct of gender and sexuality norms just as.

William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Feminist criticism and gender studies: Feminist and gender-study approaches to Shakespeare criticism made significant gains after Feminists, like New Historicists, were interested in contextualizing Shakespeare’s writings rather than subjecting them to ahistorical formalist analysis.

Turning to anthropologists such as Claude. While Shakespeare and his contemporaries did not talk about sex and gender using the words and categories we would today, Twelfth Night self-consciously creates humor and enjoyment for the audience out of the possibility of same sex attraction.

Ultimately, the play is perhaps best understood as a testament to the unpredictable power of erotic. "This book explores theoretical and practical approaches to performing gender in contemporary Shakespeare productions.

It focuses on contemporary practice, looking at how it is responding to a new cultural politics of gender and creating a critical language for understanding the performing of gender in the staging of Shakespeare's plays" Revisiting Shakespeare and Gender Jeanne Gerlach, Rudolph Almasy, and Rebecca Daniel William Shakespeare is a rich and suggestive author in terms of alerting students to issues in women's studies and gender ideology.

Although Shakespeare reflects and at times supports the English Renaissance stereotypes of women and men and their various roles. Shakespeare's Tragic Cosmos. As She Likes It: Shakespeare's Unruly Women. Gender in Play on the Shakespearean Stage: Boy Heroines and Female Pages.

The Enigmatic Narrator: The Voicing of Same-Sex Love in the Poetry. Authors including Shakespeare often have used the singular "they." "Writers, if they want to conceal somebody's gender or if gender is irrelevant, need to have a word, and the only word we have is.Gender-based Shakespearean scholarship remains one of the liveliest, most popular, and most diverse areas of enquiry Elizabeth I Elizabethan history rests on her policies, gender, religion, and surrounding institutions, to bridge art, literature, and history.