Roman Shakespeare: Warriors, Wounds And Women by Coppélia KahnRoman Shakespeare: Warriors, Wounds And Women by Coppélia Kahn

Roman Shakespeare: Warriors, Wounds And Women

byCoppélia KahnEditorCoppélia Kahn

Paperback | April 21, 1997

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In the first full-length study of Shakespeare's Roman plays, Coppélia Kahn brings to these texts a startling, critical perspective which interrogates the gender ideologies lurking behind 'Roman virtue'.
Plays featured include:
*Titus Andronicus
*Julius Caesar

*Antony and Cleopatra
*Coriolanus
*Cymbeline
Setting the Roman works in the dual context of the popular theatre and Renaissance humanism, the author identifies new sources which she analyzes from a historicised feminist perspective.
Roman Shakespeareis written in an accessible style and will appeal to scholars and students of Shakespeare and those interested in feminist theory, as well as classicists.
Title:Roman Shakespeare: Warriors, Wounds And WomenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.6 inPublished:April 21, 1997Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415054516

ISBN - 13:9780415054515

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"An exceptionally well-focused and significant reading of gender...."
Language & Literature - English & American
-Choice, April 1998 Vol. 35 No.8