Gender And Power In Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700 by D. Wootton

Gender And Power In Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700

EditorD. Wootton, G. Holderness

Hardcover | May 11, 2010

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Including essays by a range of leading scholars, this is the first collection to address the historical interrelationships of the various dramatic versions of the popular Taming of the Shrew written and performed in the late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth centuries, looking at these plays as an extended cultural dialogue.

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GRAHAM HOLDERNESS is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. DAVID WOOTTON is Anniversary Professor of History at the University of York, UK.
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Title:Gender And Power In Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:May 11, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230240925

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Preface--G.Holderness
Reading Shrews in Pamphlets and Plays--A.Bayman &--G.Southcombe
Shrews, Marriage and Murder--S.Clark
Engendering Shrews, Mediaeval to Early Modern--H.S.Crocker
'He speaks very shrewishly': Apprentice-Training and The Taming of the Shrew--R.Madelaine
The Shrew as Editor/Editing Shrews--L.S.Marcus
Putting the Silent Woman Back into the Shakespearean Shrew--M.Maurer &--B.Gaines
Unknown Shrews: Three Transformations of The/A Shrew--H.J.Helmers
'Ye sid he taken my Counsel sir': Restoration Satire and Theatrical Authority--C.Conaway
'Darkenes was before light': Hierarchy and Duality in The Taming of A Shrew--G.Holderness
The Gendered Stomach in The Taming of the Shrew--J.Purnis
The Tamer Tamed or None Shall Have Prizes: 'Equality' in Shakespeare's England--D.Wootton
Afterword--A.Thompson
Index