The Resource Better a shrew than a sheep : women, drama, and the culture of jest in early modern England, Pamela Allen Brown

Better a shrew than a sheep : women, drama, and the culture of jest in early modern England, Pamela Allen Brown

Label
Better a shrew than a sheep : women, drama, and the culture of jest in early modern England
Title
Better a shrew than a sheep
Title remainder
women, drama, and the culture of jest in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Allen Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Pamela Allen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR658.W6
LC item number
B76 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English drama
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • English drama
  • English drama (Comedy)
  • English wit and humor
  • Jestbooks, English
  • Comic, The, in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
Better a shrew than a sheep : women, drama, and the culture of jest in early modern England, Pamela Allen Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-253) and index
Contents
Introduction : sauce for the gander -- Near neighbors, women's wars, and Merry wives -- Ale and female : gossips as players, alehouse as theater -- Between women, or all is fair at horn fair -- "O such a rogue would be hang'd!" : shrews versus wife beaters -- Scandalous pleasures : a coney-catcher and her public -- Griselda the fool -- Epilogue : the problem of fun
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 263 p.
Isbn
9780801488368
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002011310
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1984639-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1984639
  • (Sirsi) o50279913
  • (OCoLC)50279913
Label
Better a shrew than a sheep : women, drama, and the culture of jest in early modern England, Pamela Allen Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-253) and index
Contents
Introduction : sauce for the gander -- Near neighbors, women's wars, and Merry wives -- Ale and female : gossips as players, alehouse as theater -- Between women, or all is fair at horn fair -- "O such a rogue would be hang'd!" : shrews versus wife beaters -- Scandalous pleasures : a coney-catcher and her public -- Griselda the fool -- Epilogue : the problem of fun
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 263 p.
Isbn
9780801488368
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002011310
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1984639-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1984639
  • (Sirsi) o50279913
  • (OCoLC)50279913

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