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Women and race in early modern texts

by Joyce Green MacDonald

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism,
    • Race in literature,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century,
    • English drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
    • Renaissance -- England,
    • Women in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-186) and index.

      StatementJoyce Green MacDonald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR658.R34 M33 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3953974M
      ISBN 100521810167
      LC Control Number2001052492

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