Enter the Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage

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Enter the Body offers a series of provocative case studies of the work women's bodies do on Shakespeare's intensely body-conscious stage. Rutter's topics are sex, death, race, gender, culture, politics, and the excessive performative body that exceeds the playtext it inhabits. As well as drawing upon vital primary documents from Shakespeare's day, Rutter offers close readings of women's performance's on stage and film in Britian today, from Peggy Ashcroft's (white) Cleopatra and Whoopi Goldberg's (whiteface) African Queen ...

Enter the Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage 2001, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415141635

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Enter the Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage 2000, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415141642

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