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The usurer's daughter [electronic resource] : male friendship and fictions of women in sixteenth-century England / Lorna Hutson.

By: Hutson, Lorna.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994Description: 1 online resource (x, 295 p.).ISBN: 9780203215609; 0203215605; 9780415050494; 0415050499; 9781134715794 (electronic bk.); 113471579X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women | English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century | English literature -- Classical influences | Masculinity in literature | Friendship in literature | Sex role in literature | Humanists -- England | Men in literature | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Mannen | Vrouwen | Beeldvorming | Letterkunde | Shakespeare, William | M�annerfreundschaft | Frauenbild | England | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Usurer's daughter.DDC classification: 823/.309352042 Other classification: 18.04 | HI 1161 | NW 8100 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on transcriptions, references and abbreviations; INTRODUCTION The signs of friendship; Mental husbandry; THE HOUSEWIFE AND THE HUMANISTS; ECONOMIES OF FRIENDSHIP The textuality of amicitia; Anxieties of textual access; FROM ERRANT KNIGHT TO PRUDENT CAPTAIN Masculinity and 'romantic' fiction; USURERS' DAUGHTERS AND PRODIGAL SONS The gendered plot of authorship in the 1570s; The theatre of clandestine marriage; HOUSEHOLD STUFF Terence in the Reformation
Summary: In a brilliant and persuasive series of moves, Lorna Hutson provides startling new readings of Shakespeare, illuminates how social relations were textualized, and focuses on the central importance of the history of the representation of women.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-288) and index.

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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on transcriptions, references and abbreviations; INTRODUCTION The signs of friendship; Mental husbandry; THE HOUSEWIFE AND THE HUMANISTS; ECONOMIES OF FRIENDSHIP The textuality of amicitia; Anxieties of textual access; FROM ERRANT KNIGHT TO PRUDENT CAPTAIN Masculinity and 'romantic' fiction; USURERS' DAUGHTERS AND PRODIGAL SONS The gendered plot of authorship in the 1570s; The theatre of clandestine marriage; HOUSEHOLD STUFF Terence in the Reformation

In a brilliant and persuasive series of moves, Lorna Hutson provides startling new readings of Shakespeare, illuminates how social relations were textualized, and focuses on the central importance of the history of the representation of women.

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The usurer's daughter by Hutson, Lorna. ©1994
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