Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare

Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare

by W. Reginald Rampone Jr.
     
 

This book examines the important themes of sexuality, gender, love, and marriage in stage, literary, and film treatments of Shakespeare's plays.

• Includes excerpts of four English early-modern marriage manuals

• A bibliography contains sources regarding Greek, Roman, medieval, and early-modern European sexuality as well as Shakespearean criticism

Overview

This book examines the important themes of sexuality, gender, love, and marriage in stage, literary, and film treatments of Shakespeare's plays.

• Includes excerpts of four English early-modern marriage manuals

• A bibliography contains sources regarding Greek, Roman, medieval, and early-modern European sexuality as well as Shakespearean criticism

• A glossary clarifies unfamiliar terms

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Rampone intends this useful book primarily for undergraduate students of Shakespeare—and that intended audience makes it unique among the many recent books on sexuality in Shakespeare's works and era . . . . Recommended." - Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313343759
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Series:
Age of Shakespeare Series
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

W. Reginald Rampone, Jr., PhD, is an expert on English Renaissance literature and professor of English at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC.

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