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The Women of Shakespeare's Plays
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Courtni Crump Wright
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University Press of America

This book analyzes, through easy-to-follow play synopses, the strengths and weaknesses of the female protagonists as they impact not only the plot of Shakespeare's plays but the male protagonist. Selected, condensed one-act versions of the plays are provided in order to enrich the discussion of the play, to stimulate in
Women of Will
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Tina Packer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-07 - Publisher: Vintage

From one of the country’s foremost experts on Shakespeare and theatre arts, actor, director, and master teacher Tina Packer offers an exploration—fierce, funny, fearless—of the women of Shakespeare’s plays. A profound, and profoundly illuminating, book that gives us the playwright’s changing understanding of the feminine and reveals some of his
Women in Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Alison Findlay
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-27 - Publisher: A&C Black

This is a comprehensive reference guide examining the language employed by Shakespeare to represent women in the full range of his poetry and plays. Including over 350 entries, Alison Findlay shows the role of women within Shakespearean drama, their representations on the Shakespearean stage, and their place in Shakespeare's personal
Women in the Age of Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Theresa D. Kemp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book offers a look at the lives of Elizabethan era women in the context of the great female characters in the works of William Shakespeare. * Includes over 30 excerpts from letters and diaries, plays, poems, educational and religious treatises, and legal documents from the 16th and 17th centuries
The Women of Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Frank Harris
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Frank Harris argues that the way women are presented in Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets are a reflection of the real-life women in his life, namely his wife, mother, mistress and daughter. Originally published in 1911, The Women of Shakespeare also analyses the traditional criticism of the time and places his