Early Modern Literary Studies

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Special Issue 27: European Women in Early Modern Drama (2017)

Edited by Edel Semple and Ema Vyroubalova.

Table of Contents


Introduction to European Women in Early Modern English Drama PDF
Edel Semple, Ema Vyroubalov√°


The Danish Romance Play: Fair Em, Sir Clyomon and Sir Clamydes, and Hoffman PDF
Lisa Hopkins
'She speaks poniards': Shakespearean Drama and the Italianate Leading Lady as Verbal Duellist PDF
Eric Arthur Nicholson
'I cannot speak your England': French Women in King John and Henry V PDF
Elizabeth Pentland
Wife, Whore, or Dutchwoman: Shifting Female Roles in The London Prodigal PDF
Marianne Montgomery
Intersecting Discourses of Race and Gender in Elizabeth Cary's The Tragedy of Mariam PDF
Evelyn Gajowski
'A Whore You Are, Madam' or, the Binary That Wasn't: Female Dyads and Doubling in John Fletcher's The Chances and Women Pleased PDF
Celia Caputi
European Unions: The Spanish Wife and the Scottish Widow in Shakespeare and Fletcher's Henry VIII and Ford's Perkin Warbeck PDF
Steven Veerapen


Strangeness: Early Modern European Women and the Invention of Whiteness PDF
Sujata Iyengar

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