Kusunoki, Akiko.

Gender and Representations of the Female Subject in Early Modern England : Creating Their Own Meanings - Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. - 1 online resource (227 p.) - eBooks on Demand Palgrave Shakespeare Studies . - Palgrave Shakespeare Studies .

Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Concepts of Womanhood in Early Modern England -- 1 Emerging New Attitudes towards Women in Early Jacobean England -- 2 Female Selfhood and Ideologies of Marriage in Early Jacobean Drama: The Duchess of Malfi and The Tragedy of Mariam -- 3 Lady Mary Wroth and Ideologies of Marriage in Late Jacobean England -- 4 Representing Elizabeth I in Jacobean England -- 5 Women and Publishing Their Works in the Late Jacobean Years -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

This book examines the interactions between social assumptions about womanhood and women's actual voices represented in plays and writings by authors of both genders in Jacobean England, placing the special emphasis on Lady Mary Wroth.

9781137558930 180 (NL),135 (3U),90 (1U)


English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Women in literature.


Electronic books.

PR428.W63 -- K88 2015eb

820.9/352209032