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Author Dunworth, Felicity

Title Mothers and meaning on the early modern English stage / Felicity Dunworth

Publ Info Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2010
Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan
 RWU Main Library  PR658.M68 D86 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 248 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [228]-244) and index
Contents The transformation of tradition in the sixteenth century -- Motherhood and the classical tradition -- Motherhood and history -- 'Pleasing punishment' : motherhood and comic narrative -- Motherhood and the household : domestic tragedy and city comedy -- Typology and subjectivity in Hamlet and Coriolanus -- Dead mothers among the living -- Conclusion
Note 'Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage' is a study of the dramatised mother figure in English drama from the mid-16th century to the early 17th centuries
LC subject English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism
Mothers in literature
Motherhood in literature
ISBN 9780719076329 (hbk.)
0719076323 (hbk.)