Shakespeare without women : representing gender and race on the Renaissance stage / Dympna Callaghan.

"Shakespeare Without Women is a controversial study of female impersonation and the connections between dramatic and political representation in Shakespeare's plays. In this book, Callaghan argues that all Shakespeare's actors were, of historical necessity, (white) males which meant t...

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Main Author: Callaghan, Dympna.
Format: Book
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series:Accents on Shakespeare.
Online Access:Publisher description
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Cleopatra had a way with her
  • "And all is semblative a woman's part": body politics and Twelfth Night
  • The castrator's song: Female impersonation on the early modern stage
  • "Othello was a white man": properties of race on Shakespeare's stage
  • Irish memories in The Tempest
  • What is an audience?