Three Seventeenth-Century Plays on Women and Performance: The Wild-Goose Chase/The Bird in a Cage/The Convent of Pleasure (The Revels Plays Companions Library Series)
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Three Seventeenth-Century Plays on Women and Performance: The Wild-Goose Chase/The Bird in a Cage/The Convent of Pleasure (The Revels Plays Companions Library Series)

by Hero Chalmers, Margaret Cavendish, James Shirley
     
 

This is a groundbreaking edition of three seventeenth-century plays that all engage in diverse and exciting ways with questions of gender and performance. The collection makes the texts of three much-discussed plays--John Fletcher's "The Wild-Goose Chase," James Shirley's "The Bird in a Cage," and Margaret Cavendish's "The Convent of Pleasure"--available together

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Overview

This is a groundbreaking edition of three seventeenth-century plays that all engage in diverse and exciting ways with questions of gender and performance. The collection makes the texts of three much-discussed plays--John Fletcher's "The Wild-Goose Chase," James Shirley's "The Bird in a Cage," and Margaret Cavendish's "The Convent of Pleasure"--available together in a full scholarly edition for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719063381
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
09/19/2006
Series:
Revels Plays Companions Library Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.77(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Hero Chalmers is a freelance academic and member of the Cambridge University English Faculty. Julie Sanders is Professor of English Literature and Drama at the University of Nottingham. Sophie Tomlinson is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

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