Engendering a Nation
A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories
Routledge – 1997 – 272 pages
Series: Feminist Readings of Shakespeare
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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