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Presentism, gender, and sexuality in Shakespeare

Evelyn Gajowski

Presentism, gender, and sexuality in Shakespeare

by Evelyn Gajowski

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Gender identity in literature,
  • Sexual orientation in literature,
  • Homosexuality in literature,
  • Women in literature,
  • Presentism (Literary analysis),
  • Feminist literary criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEvelyn Gajowski.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3069.S45 G35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17007570M
    ISBN 100230223834
    ISBN 109780230223837
    LC Control Number2008029929

    Gender And Sexuality In Ganymede By William Shakespeare Words | 3 Pages. Ganymede’s sister. Rosalind’s going under the disguise of a man and her choice of Ganymede as her new name is another effect of Shakespeare’s desire to incorporate blurred lines of gender and sexuality within the play.   This volume draws together ten important essays which use a variety of approaches and materials to explore the significance of sexuality in Shakespeare's work. Some consider the erotic effect of Shakespeare's language; others are concerned with expressions of desire (male, female, inter-racial, homosexual and heterosexual) in performance as well as text.

    Work still remains in terms of reading the semiotics of Shakespeare's plays in recent productions, as well as in films of his plays and also Elizabeth I's life. Subject Area. British and Irish literature. Recommended Citation. Frederick Schweizer, "Queen Elizabeth I and Shakespeare: Image of gender, power, and sexuality" (). “’A local habitation and a name’: Presence, Witnessing, and Queer Marriage in Shakespeare’s Romantic Comedies,” Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare, ed. Evelyn Gajowski (New York: Palgrave, ),

    THE TROUBLE WITH GENDER IN OTHELLO: A BUTLERIAN READING OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S THE TRAGEDY OF OTHELLO, THE MOOR OF VENICE Except where reference is made to the work of others, the work described in this thesis is my own or was done in collaboration with my advisory committee. Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare. Ed. Evelyn Gajowski. Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 49– due to the title of his book: Shakespeare after Theory.) Presentism is.


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'Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare is an important new contribution to the developing field of Presentist criticism in Shakespeare studies. With contributions from an impressive array of international Shakespeare scholars, Evelyn Gajowski's anthology addresses the very issues most on the minds of my students in recent years gender roles, cross-dressing, homoerotic subtexts.

This collection of essays by an international group of prominent scholars explores, for the first time, the implications of presentism for issues of sexual orientation and gender in Shakespeares texts. It offers crucial insights into our present professional, theoretical, political, and social moment, as well as readings of particular : This collection of essays by an international group of prominent scholars explores, for the first time, the implications of presentism gender issues of sexual orientation and gender in Shakespeare's.

Summary D uring much of the twentieth century, scholarly interest in the way that issues of gender and sexuality affect the meaning of Shakespeare tended to take a few limited forms. Many critics made note of his gender and intelligent female characters. The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment brings together 42 of the most important scholars and writing on the subject today.

Extending the purview of feminist criticism, it offers an intersectional paradigm for considering representations of gender in the context of race, ethnicity, sexuality, disability, and religion.

Aviva Dautch traces how Shakespeare's Sonnets have been read and interpreted through the lens of biography, identity, gender and sexuality. The Sonnets hold a strange space in the Shakespeare canon, for they are studied as often by literary historians searching for biographical clues to who their author was and whom he loved, as they are by.

by John Hamill (Editorial Note: This article was originally published in The Oxfordian, vol. 8, pp. 25–59 (), and republished here on the SOF website, Nov.

8, A repaginated PDF version of the original article is available here.). n Shakespeare, whose works deal with every aspect of human life, we would expect to see much about sex, and indeed we do. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Feminist criticism and gender studies: Feminist and gender-study approaches to Shakespeare criticism made significant gains after Feminists, like New Historicists, were interested in contextualizing Shakespeare’s writings rather than subjecting them to ahistorical formalist analysis.

Turning to anthropologists such as. New Search Presentism, gender, and sexuality in Shakespeare. Presentism, gender, and sexuality in Shakespeare. Gajowski, Evelyn. Book. English. Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, c Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 Available at University Library.

Get this from a library. The Oxford handbook of Shakespeare and embodiment: gender, sexuality, and race. [Valerie Traub;] -- "This book brings together 40 of the most important scholars and intellectuals writing on the subject today. Extending the purview of feminist criticism, it offers an intersectional paradigm for.

If nothing else, As You Like It strongly suggests that gender is not the most important aspect of the attraction between two people. Twelfth Night offers Shakespeare’s most complex approach to the themes of gender and sexual desire.

The play’s main character, a young woman called Viola, dresses up as a man called “Cesario.”. Issue Shakespeare, Gender, and Sexuality Edited by Prof. Beate Neumeier 49 ISSN 'Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare is an important new contribution to the developing field of Presentist criticism in Shakespeare studies.

With contributions from an impressive array of international Shakespeare scholars, Evelyn Gajowski's anthology addresses the very issues most on the minds of my students in recent years—gender roles, cross-dressing, homoerotic subtexts Author: Gajowski E.

Shakespeare, Sexuality and Gender. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Sexuality: Like so many circumstances of Shakespeare’s personal life, the question of his sexual nature is shrouded in uncertainty.

At inhe married Anne Hathaway, a woman who was eight years older than he. Their first child, Susanna, was born onabout six months after the marriage ceremony. This collection of essays by an international group of prominent scholars explores, for the first time, the implications of presentism for issues of sexual orientation and gender in Shakespeares texts.

It offers crucial insights into our present professional, theoretical, political, and social moment, as well as readings of particular texts.

Presentism, gender, and sexuality in Shakespeare, ECIP galley introduction (Presentist literary criticism; "Presentist" approaches: those oriented towards the text's meaning in the present, as opposed to "historicist" approaches oriented to meanings in the past).

Sex, Gender, and Desire in the Plays of Christopher Marlowe. Newark: U of Delaware P, Print. Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare. Evelyn Gajowski. James W. Crossing Gender in Shakespeare: Feminist Psychoanalysis and the Difference Within.

'Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare is an important new contribution to the developing field of Presentist criticism in Shakespeare studies. With contributions from an impressive array of international Shakespeare scholars, Evelyn Gajowski's anthology addresses the very issues most on the minds of my students in recent years.

Books Go Search Hello Select your address Deals Store Best Sellers New Releases Gift Ideas Electronics Home Help Computers Format: Hardcover. By choosing to write about sexuality in Shakespeare´s England I chose to write about a period of time in which attitudes towards sexuality were significantly changing.

It was „a time when sex as a moral preoccupation was changing into sex as a subject for self-reflection and intellectual discourse“ (Bruce R. Smith,p).Presentism was further defined by Fernie in “Shakespeare and the Prospect of Presentism” and exemplified in two critical anthologies: Grady and Hawkes, eds., Presentist Shakespeares, and Gajowski, ed., Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare.Article Intersections of Politics, Culture, Class, and Gender in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Merchant of Venice was published on 01 Jun in the journal Multicultural Shakespeare (Vol Issue 27).