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Juliet and the Vicissitudes of Gender

Catherine Belsey

Catherine Belsey is Professor of English at Swansea University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Women Making Shakespeare : Text, Reception, Performance

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2014

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... of Shakespeare’s text are ascribed to Young Marius and Lavinia, with adjustments to fit changing tastes, as well as the reduced textual space now available. Although Lavinia resists arranged marriage – ‘lawful Rape’, she calls it (2.1) – Juliet’s...

New Directions: Hamlet and Gender

Catherine Belsey

Catherine Belsey is Professor of English at Swansea University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hamlet : A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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... of Laertes and Ophelia; the gravediggers were women, as were Rosencrantz, Marcella and the Player. But Peake’s Hamlet was male – or perhaps closer to the ambiguity of the young David Bowie, whose haircut he also modelled. Her prince was angry,...

Embracing Indeterminacy in Participatory Storytelling

Applied Practice : Evidence and Impact in Theatre, Music and Art

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...As an oral storyteller I put myths, folktales, fictions and true stories at the service of groups of young people in schools, mental health and youth work settings. As a practice researcher, I often seek to open stories up for exploration...

‘Honest Clothes’ in The Merry Wives of Windsor

Shakespeare and Costume

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... of the complex relationship between moral identity and clothing.For a list of these references see p. 70.Through the horns which Mistress Quickly obtains for the fat knight, Merry Wives clarifies the debt its plot owes to Fabliau tales of young...

Bone Cage

Written by

Catherine Banks

~playauthor~Written by~ Catherine Banks

Playwrights Canada Press, 2008

Playwrights Canada Press

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... Jamie's desire to escape this world is thwarted by his fear of leaving the place where he has some status. Bone Cage examines how young people in rural communities, employed in the destruction...

Kilt Pins

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Catherine Hernandez

~playauthor~Written by~ Catherine Hernandez

Playwrights Canada Press, 2012

Playwrights Canada Press

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Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (6), Female (5), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...In a Catholic high school in Scarborough, Ontario, amidst low-income housing, difficult race relations and poverty, a young woman struggles to find her sexual identity. In this sincere portrayal of high-school kids pitting the voice of God and thousands of years of scripture against the voice of their own bodies, Kilt Pins cheekily asks ‘Is your kilt pin up or down?’...

Memory and Dance: ‘Bodies of Knowledge’ in Contemporary Dance

Performing the Remembered Present : The Cognition of Memory in Dance, Theatre and Music

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... equally effective at recalling movement material from long-term memory using the mannequin or their own body (Stevens, Ginsborg and Lester 2011). Photograph by Catherine Stevens. Anecdotally, contemporary...

‘I Wanna Be Like You’: Negotiating Race, Racism and Orientalism in The Jungle Book on Stage

The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen : Critical Approaches from “Snow White” to “Frozen”

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... slippage as inspirational: ‘Imagine, a young, African-American child going and seeing a king who’s black.’ In an attempt to address popular anxieties about the racialization of bodies and music, the musical theatre...

Forgetting Israel Gollancz: The Shakespeare Tercentenary, the National Theatre and the effects of commemoration

Gordon McMullan

Gordon McMullan is Professor of English at King's College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Antipodal Shakespeare : Remembering and Forgetting in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, 1916–2016

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... thing, it was urban, a space created in large part with the premise of keeping young soldiers away from the temptations – sex and alcohol, principally – of the wartime cityscape. For another, its non-urban counterpart was the YMCA huts...

Lest we remember: Henry V and the play of commemorative rhetoric on the Australian stage

Kate Flaherty

Kate Flaherty is a lecturer in English and Drama at the Australian National University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Antipodal Shakespeare : Remembering and Forgetting in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, 1916–2016

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... Australian patriotism of the early century was imaginatively continuous with a sense of belonging to the British Empire. Repeatedly in laudatory discourse about the Anzacs they are described as ‘England’s sons’ and Australia as a ‘young...