Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama

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Cambridge University Press, 10 jan. 2002 - 292 pagina's
What role does food and cooking play in how people imagine themselves and their communities? In this book Wendy Wall argues that representations of housework in the early modern period helped to forge crucial conceptions of national identity.
 

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In the nations kitchen
3
Familiarity and pleasure in the English household guide 15001700
20
Needles and birches pedagogy domesticity and the advent of English comedy
61
Why does Puck sweep? Shakespearean fairies and the politics of cleaning
96
The erotics of milk and live food or ingesting early modern Englishness
129
Tending to bodies and boys queer physic in Knight of the Burning Pestle
163
Blood in the kitchen service taste and violence in domestic drama
191
Notes
223
Bibliography
268
Index
288
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Over de auteur (2002)

Wendy Wall is Associate Professor of English Literature at Northwestern University and a scholar of early modern literature and culture. She is the author of The Imprint of Gender: Authorship and Publication in the English Renaissance (Cornell University Press, 1993) and co-editor of the journal Renaissance Drama. Wall has published widely on print technology, voyeurism, women's writing, poetry, housework, and early modern culture.

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