Passion Made Public: Elizabethan Lyric, Gender, and Performance

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University of Illinois Press, 1995 - 279 Seiten
Passion Made Public explores the remarkable vitality of lyrical poetry in Elizabethan theatrical performances, analyzing its complex social and aesthetic origins, uses, and messages. Diana Henderson explains how lyric poetry in plays by Peele, Marlowe, and Shakespeare reflected a range of attitudes toward female power and created an alternative landscape in which to reconsider political and sexual ideologies.
 

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Elizabethan Contexts
33
Elizabeths Watchful Eye and George Peeks Court Drama Female Power and the Lyric of Praise
85
Unhappy Dido Marlowes Lyric Strains
120
Shakespeares Laboring Lovers Lyric and Its Discontents
167
Legacy
214
Works Cited
251
Index
267
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