Cavendish and Shakespeare

Cavendish and Shakespeare

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Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections explores the relationship between the plays of Shakespeare and the writings of Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673). The essays contained in this volume fit together as studies of various sorts of influence, both literary and historical, setting Cavendish's appropriation of Shakespearean characters and plot structures within the context of the English Civil Wars and the Fronde.The essays trace Shakespeare's influence on Cavendish and explore the political implications of Cavendish's contribution to Shakespeare's reputation.In fact, Singularity almost directly quotes Othello: aquot;I have done them good service, and I must say thus much for them, that they ... for Measure, indicating that he considered the two roles to be incommensurate and conflictual.22 While Isabella triumphs over ... 20, who focuses on elite males a€” the ruler and his deputy a€” as subjects, rather than on women, who in her view are excluded from subjecthood.

Title:Cavendish and Shakespeare
Author:Katherine Romack, James Fitzmaurice
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006


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