Early modern tragedy, gender and performance, 1984-2000: the destined livery
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-229) and index. Introduction : the destined livery? : tragedy, performance, subject and spectator -- Part I. Realism and reinscription -- What we are, but not what we may be : the feminist Ophelia and the (re)production of gender -- An actor in the main of all : individual and relational selves in The Duchess of Malfi -- The natural father and the imaginary daughter : patriarchy as realism and representation in Titus -- Part II. Performance and performativity -- "Let me forget myself" : what a queen is good for in Edward II -- Death and the married maiden : gender reproduction as destruction in The broken heart -- Tricked like a bride : a new traffic in A woman killed with kindness -- Conclusion : cultural drag; or, Hamlet and Ophelia redux.
- LCC: PR658
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 237 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
- English drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism
- English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism
- English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism
- Gender identity in the theater
- Sex role in the theater
- Feminism and theater -- History -- 20th century
- Theater -- History -- 20th century
- Sex role in motion pictures
- Gender identity in motion pictures
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