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Renaissance Drama by Women: Texts and Documents

Renaissance Drama by Women: Texts and Documents
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415098076
ISBN 10: 415098076
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1996-01-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $43.95

Renaissance Drama By Women is a unique volume of plays and documents. For the first time, it demonstrates the wide range of theatrical activity in which women were involved during the Renaissance period. It includes full-length plays, a translated fragment by Queen Elizabeth I, a masque, and a substantial number of historical documents. With full and up-to-date accompanying critical material, this collection of texts is an exciting and invaluable resource for use in both the classroom and research.
Special features introduced by the editors include:

• introductory material to each play

• modernized spellings

• extensive notes and annotations

• biographical essays on each playwright

• a complete bibliography Methodically and authoritatively edited by S.P. Cerasano and Marion Wynne-Davies, Renaissance Drama by Women is a true breakthrough for the study of women's literature and performance.