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The Girlhood of Shakespeare's SistersGender, Transgression, Adolescence

The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Sisters: Gender, Transgression, Adolescence

Jennifer Higginbotham

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748655908
eISBN:
9780748684397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655908.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Girlhood of Shakespeare’s Sisters argues for a paradigm shift in our current conceptions of the early modern sex-gender system in England, challenging the widespread assumption that the category ... More

Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores the theme of Christian conversion to Islam in twelve early-modern English plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Massinger and others. In these works, conversion from Christianity to Islam ... More

Open SubjectsEnglish Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods and the Virtue of Vulnerability

Open Subjects: English Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods and the Virtue of Vulnerability

James Kuzner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642533
eISBN:
9780748651580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642533.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Studies of the republican legacy have proliferated in recent years, always to argue for a polity that cultivates the virtues, protections, and entitlements which foster the self's ability to simulate ... More

Renaissance TransformationsThe Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Margaret Healy and Thomas Healy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This collection of essays asserts the centrality of historical understanding in shaping critical vision. It explores the dynamic cultural, intellectual, and social processes that moulded literary ... More

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