Readings in Renaissance Women's Drama is the main entire sourcebook for the examine of this becoming sector of inquiry. It brings jointly, for the 1st time, a set of the foremost severe commentaries and old essays - either vintage and modern - on Renaissance women's drama. in particular designed to supply a finished assessment for college kids, academics and students, this assortment combines:
* this century's key serious essays on drama by means of early smooth girls by means of early critics reminiscent of Virginia Woolf and T.S. Eliot
* specially-commissioned new essays via a few of modern-day very important feminist critics
* a preface and creation explaining this option and contexts of the materials
* a bibliography of secondary sources
Playwrights lined comprise Joanna Lumley, Elizabeth Cary, Mary Sidney, Mary Wroth and the Cavendish sisters.
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