A 'bosom burnt up with desires': The trials of Patient Griselda on the Elizabethan stage

Dunworth, F. (1998) A 'bosom burnt up with desires': The trials of Patient Griselda on the Elizabethan stage. Paragraph, 21 (3). pp. 330-353. ISSN 0264-8334. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Examines the representation and reception of the mother figure upon the Elizabethan stage in Great Britain. Construction of an illusion of the maternal body in a theater where boys conventionally played women's roles; Implications of the representation of that body for the drama; Emblematic value of the lactating mother; Anxiety about the significance of breastfeeding.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: R.F. Xu
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2009 20:02
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2009 20:02
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17699 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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