Fairies, Fractious Women, and the Old Faith: Fairy Lore in Early Modern British Drama and Culture

Fairies, Fractious Women, and the Old Faith: Fairy Lore in Early Modern British Drama and Culture

by Regina Buccol

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Fairies, Fractious Women, and the Old Faith: Fairy Lore in Early Modern British Drama and Culture by Regina Buccol


About the Author:
Regina Buccola is Assistant Professor of English at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575911038
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
Publication date: 07/28/2006
Series: The Apple-Zimmerman Series in Early Modern Culture
Pages: 293
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     7
Acknowledgments     15
Introduction     21
"The Story Shall Be Changed": The Fairy Feminism of A Midsummer Night 's Dream     58
"Ferry Honest Knaueries" in The Merry Wives of Windsor     83
The Fairy Quean: Fairyland Meets the Fifth Monarchy in Ben Jonson's The Alchemist     109
"Change You, Madam": Social Role Transgressions and Gender Transformations in Cymbeline     134
The Fairy Defense     166
Conclusion     199
Notes     202
Bibliography     257
Index     283

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