Renaissance Drama by Women: Texts and Documents

Renaissance Drama by Women: Texts and Documents

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Renaissance Drama By Women is a unique volume of plays and documents. For the first time, it demonstrates the wide range of theatrical activity in which women were involved during the Renaissance period. It includes full-length plays, a translated fragment by Queen Elizabeth I, a masque, and a substantial number of historical documents. With full and up-to-date accompanying critical material, this collection of texts is an exciting and invaluable resource for use in both the classroom and research. Special features introduced by the editors include: * introductory material to each play * modernized spellings * extensive notes and annotations * biographical essays on each playwright * a complete bibliography Methodically and authoritatively edited by S.P. Cerasano and Marion Wynne-Davies, Renaissance Drama by Women is a true breakthrough for the study of women's literature and performance.Now boy, My father Jupiter who may command, Entreats a league among his progeny, A truce, a truce, my little rover. ... a sp0rt the goddess and her nymphs did use75 in howers and retired places without any prejudice to virginity or scandal to any entire7a#39;s vow. ... and scorned With wa#39;ldestsz imputations?83 Ye coy dames, Ia#39;ll make you rave Like beldames, a€œ14 tear your hair, And curse your coyness!


Title:Renaissance Drama by Women: Texts and Documents
Author: S.P. Cerasano, Marion Wynne-Davies
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13
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