Magic and Gender in Early Modern England surveys the history of male and female magic in early modern England and the factors that influenced what writers include in their work regarding magic and witchcraft. The book includes the following: ?Three chapters that focus on how Renaissance drama deals with contemporary issues of witchcraft and how witchcraft was used as an element to explore ideas of power and gender in early modern England ?Key secondary readings by influential critics ?Selected sources and analogues for Shakespeare's Macbeth, Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus, Thomas Middleton's The Witch, and The Witch of Edmonton by John Ford, Thomas Dekker, and William Rowley
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages: 100
  • Author: Dr Shokhan Rasool Ahmed
  • ISBN: 1496990498
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication DateSeptember 2, 2014
Primary CategoryLiterary Criticism/General

Magic and Gender in Early Modern England: Renaissance Drama

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