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Title Feminist readings of early modern culture : emerging subjects / edited by Valerie Traub, M. Lindsay Kaplan, Dympna Callaghan
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996


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Description xv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Valerie Traub, M. Lindsay Kaplan and Dympna Callaghan -- 2. Making it new: humanism, colonialism, and the gendered body in early modern culture / Denise Albanese -- 3. Gendering mortality in early modern anatomies / Valerie Traub -- 4. Wound-man: Coriolanus, gender, and the theatrical construction of interiority / Cynthia Marshall -- 5. "The world I have made": Margaret Cavendish, feminism, and the Blazing-World / Rosemary Kegl -- 6. Reading, writing, and other crimes / Frances E. Dolan -- 7. Culinary spaces, colonial spaces: the gendering of sugar in the seventeenth century / Kim F. Hall -- 8. Caliban versus Miranda: race and gender conflicts in postcolonial rewritings of The Tempest / Jyotsna G. Singh -- 9. Rape, repetition, and the politics of closure in A Midsummer Night's Dream / Laura Levine -- 10. Subjection and subjectivity: Jewish Law and female autonomy in Reformation English marriage / M. Lindsay Kaplan
11. "Where there can be no cause of affection": redefining virgins, their desires, and their pleasures in John Lyly's Gallathea / Theodora A. Jankowski -- 12. The Terms of gender: "gay" and "feminist" Edward II / Dympna Callaghan
Analysis England
Feminism Related to Literature History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Gender identity in literature.
Renaissance -- England.
Sex role in literature.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Subjectivity in literature.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Author Callaghan, Dympna.
Kaplan, M. Lindsay.
Traub, Valerie, 1958-
LC no. 95052637
ISBN 0521552494 (hardback)
0521558190 (paperback)