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Engendering a Nation

A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories

By Jean E. Howard, Phyllis Rackin

Routledge – 1997 – 272 pages

Series: Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

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Description

Engendering a Nation adopts a sophisticated feminist analysis to examine the place of gender in contesting representations of nationhood in early modern England. Plays featured include:

* King John

* Henry VI, Part I

* Henry VI, Part II

* Henry, Part III

* Richard III

* Richard II

* Henry V.

It will be a must for students and scholars interested in the cultural and social implications of Shakespeare today.

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'This is good Shakespearean scholarship from a feminist aspect … or maybe good feminist scholarship from a Shakespearean standpoint?' - Fawcett Library Newsletter

Name: Engendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jean E. Howard, Phyllis Rackin. Engendering a Nation adopts a sophisticated feminist analysis to examine the place of gender in contesting representations of nationhood in early modern England. Plays featured include: * King John* Henry VI, Part I* Henry VI, Part II* Henry, Part III*...
Categories: Feminist Literature & Theory, Drama Genres, Shakespeare