Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


Coyness and Crime in Restoration Comedy

Women's Desire, Deception, and Agency

Coyness and Crime in Restoration Comedy( )
Author: Thompson, Peggy
Series title:Transits: Literature, Thought and Culture, 1650-1850 Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Bucknell University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $38.99
Book Description:

Coyness and Crime examines the extraordinary focus on feminine coyness in forty English comedies by ten diverse playwrights of the late seventeenth-century. In contexts ranging from reaffirmations of church and king to emerging interests in liberty and novelty, these plays consistently reveal women caught in an ironic and nearly intractable convergence of objectification and culpability that allows them little innocent sexual agency; this is both the source and the legacy of coyness in...
More Description

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Women
Literary Criticism / Drama
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.06 x 9.11 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds

Book Seller





Loading Stock Details...

Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play itunes_store

Featured Books

Around the Way Girl
Henson, Taraji P.
Paperback: $16.00
Fierce Kingdom
Phillips, Gin
Paperback: $27.00
Madame Bovary
Flaubert, Gustave
Paperback: $6.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.