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  1. Shakespeare's Feminine Endings

    Disfiguring Death in the Tragedies

    By Philippa Berry

    Series: Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

    Philippa Berry draws on feminist theory, postmodern thought and queer theory, to challenge existing critical notions of what is fundamental to Shakespearean tragedy. She shows how, through a network of images clustered around feminine or feminized characters, these plays 'disfigure' conventional...

    Published August 26th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Of Chastity and Power

    Elizabethan Literature and the Unmarried Queen

    By Philippa Berry

    Elizabeth I was one of the most powerful women rulers in European history. What can feminism reveal about the attitudes of her male subjects towards this enigmatic figure?Through readings of key Elizabethan texts by Lyly, Ralegh, Chapman, Shakespeare, and Spenser, Philippa Berry shows that while...

    Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge

  3. Shadow of Spirit

    Postmodernism and Religion

    Edited by Philippa Berry, Andrew Wernick

    By illuminating the striking affinity between the most innovative aspects of postmodern thought and religious mystical discourse, Shadow of Spirit challenges the long established assumption that western thought is committed to nihilism. This collection of essays by internationally recognised...

    Published January 7th 1993 by Routledge

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