Constructions of Female Homoeroticism in Early Modern Drama (Early Modern Cultural Studies Series Denise Walen

ISBN: 9780230257214

Published: September 17th 2005

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Constructions of Female Homoeroticism in Early Modern Drama (Early Modern Cultural Studies Series  by  Denise Walen

Constructions of Female Homoeroticism in Early Modern Drama (Early Modern Cultural Studies Series by Denise Walen
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Constructions of Female Homoeroticism in Early Modern Drama explores textual representations of love and desire between female characters in a number of plays written between 1580 and 1660. The work argues that playwrights of late sixteenth- andMoreConstructions of Female Homoeroticism in Early Modern Drama explores textual representations of love and desire between female characters in a number of plays written between 1580 and 1660.

The work argues that playwrights of late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England recognized and constructed richly diverse tropes of female homoerotic desire. This book analyzes a significant body of dramatic texts, many identified for the first time, that reveal the way playwrights conceived of desire between women, including Philaster, Hymens Triumph, The Lovers Melancholy, The Doubtful Heir, A Christian Turnd Turk, Orgula, and others.



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