Palgrave Shakespeare Studies

Gender and Representations of the Female Subject in Early Modern England

Creating Their Own Meanings

Authors: Kusunoki, Akiko

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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.

About the authors

Akiko Kusunoki is Emeritus Professor at Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Japan. She held the role of President of the Shakespeare Society of Japan, and is on the board of trustees of the International Shakespeare Association. She has published, both in Japanese and English, works on Shakespeare and women writers in early modern England.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction: Concepts of Womanhood in Early Modern England

    Kusunoki, Akiko

    Pages 1-14

  • Emerging New Attitudes towards Women in Early Jacobean England

    Kusunoki, Akiko

    Pages 15-48

  • Female Selfhood and Ideologies of Marriage in Early Jacobean Drama: The Duchess of Malfi and The Tragedy of Mariam

    Kusunoki, Akiko

    Pages 49-86

  • Lady Mary Wroth and Ideologies of Marriage in Late Jacobean England

    Kusunoki, Akiko

    Pages 87-131

  • Representing Elizabeth I in Jacobean England

    Kusunoki, Akiko

    Pages 132-144

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender and Representations of the Female Subject in Early Modern England
Book Subtitle
Creating Their Own Meanings
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Shakespeare Studies
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-55893-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137558930
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3574-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 216
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