Readings in Renaissance Women s Drama

While being a woman might make her 'weak and feeble' at least in body, Elizabeth claimed, there was nothing weak or feeble about the person of Elizabeth as seen at that moment by her troops. Just as male actors played women's parts on ...

Readings in Renaissance Women s Drama

Readings in Renaissance Women's Drama is the most complete sourcebook for the study of this growing area of inquiry. It brings together, for the first time, a collection of the key critical commentaries and historical essays - both classic and contemporary - on Renaissance women's drama. Specifically designed to provide a comprehensive overview for students, teachers and scholars, this collection combines: * this century's key critical essays on drama by early modern women by early critics such as Virginia Woolf and T.S. Eliot * specially-commissioned new essays by some of today's important feminist critics * a preface and introduction explaining this selection and contexts of the materials * a bibliography of secondary sources Playwrights covered include Joanna Lumley, Elizabeth Cary, Mary Sidney, Mary Wroth and the Cavendish sisters.

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Elizabeth's Women
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Tracy Borman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-15 - Publisher: Random House

‘History as it should be written’ Alison Weir, bestselling author of the Six Tudor Queens series A groundbreaking and fascinating biography of England's most famous queen, viewed through the women who influenced her life. Elizabeth I is often portrayed as a ruthless 'man's woman', who derided her own sex –
Splintered Sisterhood
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Susan E. Marshall
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-07-01 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

When Tennessee became the thirty-sixth and final state needed to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment in August 1920, giving women the right to vote, one group of women expressed bitter disappointment and vowed to fight against “this feminist disease.” Why this fierce and extended opposition? In Splintered Sisterhood, Susan Marshall argues
The Woman's Hour
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Elaine Weiss
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-06 - Publisher: Penguin

"Both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for every reader"--Hillary Rodham Clinton Soon to Be a Major Television Event The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. "With a skill reminiscent of
The Woman's Hour (Adapted for Young Readers)
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Elaine Weiss
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-02 - Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

This adaptation of the book Hillary Clinton calls "a page-turning drama and an inspiration" will spark the attention of young readers and teach them about activism, civil rights, and the fight for women's suffrage--just in time for the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Includes an eight-page
Elizabeth's San Antonio Sleuthing
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Renae Brumbaugh
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Barbour Publishing

Elizabeth, Alexis, Bailey, Sydney, Kate, and McKenzie come from different parts of the country and different backgrounds. But when they meet at Camp Discovery, they learn they all share one thing: an aptitude for intrigue! Soon they’re embroiled in a search for lost jewels…and that’s only the beginning! Whether it’s