Women, Violence, and English Renaissance Literature: Essays Honoring Paul Jorgensen

Women, Violence, and English Renaissance Literature: Essays Honoring Paul Jorgensen

by Paul A. Jorgensen, Linda Woodbridge, Sharon A. Beehler
     
 

Ten essays on women as objects of male violence look at women sexually assaulted, kidnapped, murdered, and threatened with serious violence; violence and the interior subjectivity of women; and violence toward women in Shakespeare's Othello. Four more discuss violence committed by women. Together they reflect the extent to which the Renaissance genderedSee more details below

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Ten essays on women as objects of male violence look at women sexually assaulted, kidnapped, murdered, and threatened with serious violence; violence and the interior subjectivity of women; and violence toward women in Shakespeare's Othello. Four more discuss violence committed by women. Together they reflect the extent to which the Renaissance gendered violence mainly as male and its victims mainly as female. The contributors are scholars of literature—one Canadian and one Japanese but the other in the US. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866982993
Publisher:
Arizona State University, Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Pages:
446

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