Women Players in England, 1500-1660 Beyond the All-male Stage

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  • Creator edited by Pamela Allen Brown, Peter Parolin
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Aldershot, Hampshire, England : Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2008. ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780754665359, 0754665356, 9780754609537, 0754609537
  • OCLC ocn221167235

Contents

  • Women and performance: evidences of universal cultural suffrage in medieval and early modern Lincolnshire / James Stokes -- Payments, permits and punishments: women performers and the politics of place / Gweno Williams, Alison Findlay, Stephanie Hodgson-Wright -- The case of Moll Frith: women's work and the "all-male stage" / Natasha Korda -- "Quacking Delilahs": female mountebanks in early modern England and Italy / Bella Mirabella -- Reading the actress in commedia imagery / M.A. Katritzky -- "Merry, nimble, stirring spirit[s]": academic, salon and commedia dell'arte influence on the innamorate in Love's labour's lost / Julie D. Campbell -- Women performing homoerotic desire in English and Italian comedy: La calandria, Gl'Ingannati and Twelfth night / Rachel Poulsen -- Courtly comédiantes: Henrietta Maria and amateur women's stage plays in France and England / Melinda J. Gough -- The Venetian theater of Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel / Peter Parolin -- "Pleaders, atturneys, petitioners and the like": Margaret Cavendish and the dramatic petition / Julie Crawford -- Staging the absent woman: the theatrical evocation of Elizabeth Tudor in Heywood's If you know not me, you know nobody, part I / Jean E. Howard -- Female impersonation in early modern ballads / Bruce R. Smith -- Jesting rights: women players in the manuscript jestbook of Sir Nicholas Le Strange / Pamela Allen Brown
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