Women of will : following the feminine in Shakespeare's plays / Tina Packer.

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Main Author: Packer, Tina, 1938- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Warrior women : violence to negotiation. Understanding the structure : form and content ; Which came first ; The comedies ; Joan ; Margaret ; Elizabeth ; The drive to make plays ; An interlude. The Plague years
  • The sexual merges with the spiritual : new knowledge. Romeo and Juliet : An interlude. Mediations on Shakespeare's use of the soul ; Troilus and Cressida ; Antony and Cleopatra ; The women who follo Juliet ; Benedick's choice : Beatrice ; An interlude. Dealing with loss : lamentation versus honor
  • Living underground or dying to tell the truth. An interlude. Switching genders ; Overview of the progression of the cross-dressers ; Rosalind and 1599 ; Dying to tell the truth : Ophelia, Desdemona, Cordelia ; Measure for measure ; Twelfth night ; Descent of Shakespeare's psyche : All's well that ends well ; An interlude. Language in the body
  • Chaos is come again : the lion eats the wolf. Overview : Hamlet leading into Macbeth ; Goneril and Regan ; Volumnia ; Timon of Athens ; An interlude. Creativity
  • The maiden phoenix : the daughter redeems the father. Coming full-circle ; Pericles ; Cymbeline ; The winter's tale ; The tempest ; All is true : Henry VIII.