By S. P. Cerasano, Marion Wynne-Davies
Readings in Renaissance Women's Drama is the most complete sourcebook for the study of this growing area of inquiry. It brings together, for the first time, a collection of the key critical commentaries and historical essays - both classic and contemporary - on Renaissance women's drama. Specifically designed to provide a comprehensive overview for students, teachers and scholars, this collection combines: * this century's key critical essays on drama by early modern women by early critics such as Virginia Woolf and T.S. Eliot * specially-commissioned new essays by some of today's important feminist critics * a preface and introduction explaining this selection and contexts of the materials * a bibliography of secondary sources Playwrights covered include Joanna Lumley, Elizabeth Cary, Mary Sidney, Mary Wroth and the Cavendish sisters.
- English Drama--Women Authors--History and Criticism
- English Drama--Early Modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600--History and Criticism
- Women and Literature--England--History--16th Century
- Women and Literature--England--History--17th Century
- English Drama--17th Century--History and Criticism