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The Resource The girlhood of Shakespeare's sisters : gender transgression, adolescence, Jennifer Higginbotham, (electronic book)

The girlhood of Shakespeare's sisters : gender transgression, adolescence, Jennifer Higginbotham, (electronic book)

Label
The girlhood of Shakespeare's sisters : gender transgression, adolescence
Title
The girlhood of Shakespeare's sisters
Title remainder
gender transgression, adolescence
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Higginbotham
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first full-length study of how the concept of the ""girl"" was constructed in sixteenth and seventeenth century literature and drama. The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Sisters argues for a paradigm shift in our current conceptions of the early modern sex-gender system, challenging the widespread assumption that the category of the ""girl"" played little or no role in the construction of gender in early modern English culture. Girl characters appeared in a variety of texts, from female infants in Shakespeare's late romances to little children in Tudor interludes to adult ""roaring girls"" in ci
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Higginbotham, Jennifer
Dewey number
820.9/352342/09031
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR428
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Edinburgh critical studies in Renaissance culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls in literature
  • English literature
  • Girls
  • Girls
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
specialized
Label
The girlhood of Shakespeare's sisters : gender transgression, adolescence, Jennifer Higginbotham, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'A wentche, a gyrle, a damsell' : defining early modern girlhood -- Roaring girls and unruly women : producing femininities -- Female infants and the engendering of humanity -- Where are the girls in English renaissance drama? -- Voicing girlhood : women's life writing and narratives of childhood -- Epilogue : mass-produced languages and the end of touristic choices
Control code
100857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781474429801
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Knowledge Unlatched
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The girlhood of Shakespeare's sisters : gender transgression, adolescence, Jennifer Higginbotham, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'A wentche, a gyrle, a damsell' : defining early modern girlhood -- Roaring girls and unruly women : producing femininities -- Female infants and the engendering of humanity -- Where are the girls in English renaissance drama? -- Voicing girlhood : women's life writing and narratives of childhood -- Epilogue : mass-produced languages and the end of touristic choices
Control code
100857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781474429801
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Knowledge Unlatched
Specific material designation
remote

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