Women Making Shakespeare offers a sequence of 20-25 brief essays that draw on quite a few assets, together with interviews with administrators, actors, and different functionality practitioners, to discover where (or constitutive absence) of ladies within the Shakespearean textual content and within the historical past of Shakespearean reception - the numerous methods girls, operating separately or in groups, have formed and remodeled the reception, functionality, and educating of Shakespeare from the seventeenth century to the current.

The e-book highlights the basic position Shakespeares texts have performed within the ancient improvement of feminism. instead of a conventional choice of essays, Women Making Shakespeare brings jointly fabrics from different assets and makes use of various study tips on how to create whatever new and transformative. among the womens interactions with Shakespeare to be thought of are appearing (whether at the expert level, in movie, on lecture excursions, or in staged readings), modifying, educating, educational writing, and recycling via variations and appropriations (film, novels, poems, performs, visible arts).

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