Women and Mobility on Shakespeare's Stage: Migrant Mothers and Broken Homes

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Long before the economist Amartya Sen proposed that more than 100 million women were missing-lost to disease or neglect, kidnapping or forced marriage, denied the economic and political security of wages or membership in a larger social order-Shakespeare was interested in such women's plight, how they were lost, and where they might have gone. Characters like Shakespeare's Cordelia and Perdita, Rosalind and Celia constitute a collection of figures related to the mythical Persephone who famously returns to her mother and the ...

Women and Mobility on Shakespeare's Stage: Migrant Mothers and Broken Homes 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138629608

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