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Back in Society: A Novel of Regency England (The Poor Relation, Vol 6)
Back in Society: A Novel of Regency England (The Poor Relation, Vol 6) by Marion Chesney 0312109326 9780312109325
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Back in Society: A Novel of Regency England (The Poor Relation, Vol 6) by Marion Chesney

This teaching edition of ShakespearesThe Taming of the Shrewresponds to the needs of instructors using a variety of approaches to Shakespeare, including feminist, historical, and cultural studies approaches. The play is accompanied by four sets of primary documents and illustrations thematically arranged to offer a richly textured understanding of early modern culture and Shakespeares work within that culture. The texts include facsimiles of period documents, excerpts of conduct literature on marriage and on wife and servant beating, sermons, popular ballads, literary works offering alternative endings to Shakespeares play, and documents on womens legal status. The primary documents contextualize the plays treatment of assertive women, marital conflict, and domestic disorder and violence.?nbsp;Editorial features designed to help students read the play in light of the historical documents include an intelligent and engaging general introduction, and introduction to each thematic group of documents, thorough headnotes and glosses for the primary documents (presented in modern spelling), and an extensive bibliography.

Author: Marion Chesney

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 152

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Publication Date: 1994-08-01

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ISBN: 0312109326


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