A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare
November 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Introduction: Dympna Callaghan.
Part I: The history of feminist Shakespeare criticism.
Part II: Text and Language.
Part III: Social Economies.
Part IV: Race and Colonialism.
Part V: Performing Sexuality.
Part VI: Religion.
* Addresses issues vital to feminist inquiry, including race, sexuality, the body, queer politics, capitalism.
* Appropriates for feminism questions of textual editing and theater history.
"These 19 original essays reveal the exciting range of inquiry within the feminist community of early-modern scholars . . . the anthology excels in offering clear statements about the implications of feminist practice and absolutely up-to-date scholarship . . . This excellent volume should become a classic of feminist Shakespeare criticism". Choice. <!--end-->
"A feisty collection of articles - all by women - intensely critical of patriarchal control of the Bard and how that has underpinned Western social injustices". Times Literary Supplement.