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Palgrave Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare and the Embodied Heroine

Staging Female Characters in the Late Plays and Early Adaptations

Authors: Leigh, L.

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Shakespeare and the Embodied Heroine is a bold new investigation of Shakespeare's female characters using the late plays and the early adaptations written and staged during the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

About the authors

Lori Leigh is a Lecturer of Theatre at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has published in The Quest for Cardenio (2012), The Creation and Re-Creation of Cardenio (2013), and the journal Shakespeare. She is an award-winning director and has worked on numerous productions of Shakespeare's plays.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Leigh, Lori

    Pages 1-21

  • Other Worldly Desires: The Jailer’s Daughter and Emilia in Fletcher and Shakespeare’s The Two Noble Kinsmen and Davenant’s The Rivals

    Leigh, Lori

    Pages 22-63

  • No Woman Is an Island: Female Roles in Dryden and Davenant’s The Tempest, Or The Enchanted Island and Shakespeare’s The Tempest

    Leigh, Lori

    Pages 64-97

  • Silence and Sorcery, Sexuality and Stone: Absent Parts to Understanding Hermione and Paulina in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and Garrick’s Florizel and Perdita

    Leigh, Lori

    Pages 98-148

  • Transformation, Transvestism, and Lost Text: Violante’s Rape and Cross-Dressing in Lewis Theobald’s Double Falsehood and Fletcher and Shakespeare’s Cardenio

    Leigh, Lori

    Pages 149-174

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eBook $69.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shakespeare and the Embodied Heroine
Book Subtitle
Staging Female Characters in the Late Plays and Early Adaptations
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Shakespeare Studies
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-46599-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137465993
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-46598-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49975-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 210
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