|aRewriting the Renaissance :|bthe discourses of sexual difference in early modern Europe /|cedited by Margaret W. Ferguson, Maureen Quilligan, and Nancy J. Vickers.
|aChicago :|bUniversity of Chicago Press,|c1987.
|axxxi, 426 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aWomen in culture and society
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 393-412) and index.
|gPart 1. The politics of patriatrchy : theory and practice --|tFatherly authority : the politics of Stuart family images /|rJonathan Goldberg --|tThe absent mother in King Lear /|rCoppélia Kahn --|tProspero's wife /|rStephen Orgel --|tA midsummer night's dream and the shaping fantasies of Elizabethan culture : gender, power, form /|rLouis A. Montrose --|tPuritanism and Maenadism in A mask /|rRichard Halpern --|tDalila's house : Samson agonistes and the sexual division of labor /|rJohn Guillory --|tPatriarchal territiories : the body enclosed /|rPeter Stallybrass --|gPart 2. The rhetorics of marginalization : consequences of patriarchy --|tThe other and the same : the image of the hermaphrodite in Rabelais /|rCarla Freccero --|tUsurpation, seduction, and the problematics of the proper : a "deconstructive," "feminist" rereading of the seduction of Richard and Anne in Shakespeare's Richard III /|rMarguerite Waller --|tThe beauty of woman : problems in the rhetoric of Renaissance portraiture /|rElizabeth Cropper --|tSpinsters and seamstresses : women in cloth and clothing production /|rMerry E. Wiesner --|tA woman's place was in the home : women's work in Renaissance Tuscany /|rJudith C. Brown --|gPart 3. The works of women : some exceptions to the rule of patriarchy --|tCatherine de' Medici as Artemisia : figuring the powerful widow /|rSheila Ffoliott --|tFeminism and the humanists : the case for Sir Thomas Elyot's Defense of good women /|rConstance Jordan --|tSinging unsung heroines : androgynous discourse in Book 3 of The faerie queen /|rLauren Silberman --|tStella's wit : Penelope Rich as reader of Sidney's sonnets /|rClark Hulse --|tGender vs. sex difference in Louise Lab'̌s grammar of love /|rFrançois Rigolot --|tCity women and their audiences : Louise Labé and Veronica Franko /|rAnn Rosalind Jones.