Focuses on the effects that radical instability, provoked in part by economical and theological transformations, had on gender relations and women's behavior during the English Renaissance.
". . . this collection of essays demonstrates. . . the richness of analysis possible when historical contexts and literary artifacts are used to illumine one another. . . . readers will find that the focussed discussions on plays in this book make useful contributions to on-going debates about how issues of gender and power were constructed in this period." -- The Sixteenth-Century Journal
ISBN10: 0-88946-078-7 ISBN13: 978-0-88946-078-2 Pages: 289 Year: 1991