Gender and Power in Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700, Hardback Book

Gender and Power in Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700 Hardback

Edited by Graham Holderness, David Wootton


Explores dramatic, narrative and polemical versions of the 'taming of the shrew' story, from the Middle Ages to the Restoration, in light of recent historical work on the position of early modern women in society.

Its essays address shrew narratives as an extended cultural dialogue debating issues of gender and sexual politics.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 236 pages, IX, 236 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9780230240926



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