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Author Georgopoulou, Xenia, 1973-

Title The body as text in Shakespeare's plays : the fashioning of the sexes / Xenia Georgopoulou ; with a foreword by John Jowett.

Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  822.33 D GEOR    AVAILABLE
Physical description iii, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-258) and index.
Contents Sexuality and textuality : an introduction -- The fashioning of the female body : fluidity and the humours -- Intersexual relationships : female body and male self -- The reinstatement of male power : humiliation and punishment -- The vindication of the woman : towards a positive stereotype.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women.
Women in literature.
Human body in literature.
Man-woman relationships in literature.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Sex differences (Psychology) in literature.
Patriarchy in literature.
ISBN 9780773416024 (hbk.)
0773416021 (hbk.)