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Older women in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama

Yvonne Oram

Older women in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama

by Yvonne Oram

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, School of Humanities, The Shakespeare Institute.

Statementby Yvonne Oram.
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18977840M

Love and Relationships. Love is the most important concept in the book, Romeo and Juliet. The relationship that Romeo had with Juliet might have been different in the modern world. Nobles vs. Serfs. In the Elizabethan Era, women were not as independent as today. Women played a very different role in relationships than today's females. Best Period Dramas: Tudor & Stuart Eras A list of the top period films available on DVD and to stream that take place during the Tudor era ( – ) and the Stuart era ( to ). Includes the Elizabethan, Jacobean, Caroline, (Interregnum) and Restoration periods.

Elizabethan and Jacobean Literature Textbook Summary Under the rule of James I and Elizabeth I, England began to undergo many remarkable changes in literary expression. The changes in music, poetry, prose (or spoken language), and drama during the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. The Jacobean era refers to the period in English and Scottish history that coincides with the reign of James VI of Scotland who also inherited the crown of England in as James I. The Jacobean era succeeds the Elizabethan era and precedes the Caroline term "Jacobean" is often used for the distinctive styles of Jacobean architecture, visual arts, decorative arts, Followed by: Caroline era.

The period known as the English Renaissance, approximately –, saw a flowering of the drama and all the two candidates for the earliest comedy in English Nicholas Udall's Ralph Roister Doister (c. ) and the anonymous Gammer Gurton's Needle (c. ), belong to the 16th century.. During the reign of Elizabeth I (–) and then James I (–25), in . English Renaissance theatre may be said to encompass Elizabethan theatre from to , Jacobean theatre from to , and Caroline theatre from to Along with the economics of the profession, the character of the drama changed towards the end of the period.


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During the Jacobean era, there was a little bit of exposure for women in respect of job opportunity. Family Life Women in Jacobean Era Women had little say in society and mainly worked in the house.

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The purpose of this absorbing collection is to illuminate the world of the theatre by setting it squarely in its historical context. To that end, Professor Evans draws on the whole spectrum of Elizabethan-Jacobean writing, from official documents to diaries and letters. Part I, The Theatre and the World, deals, through contemporary writings, with the drama itself, the audiences and Reviews: 1.

Linda Bambe in her book ‘Comic Women, Tragic Men’ describes how ‘The hero’s view of women reaches bottom at the moment when he is out of control of himself and his world.’ (Footnote page 15) This undoubtedly could be the case; and could be a reason behind the mistreatment of women in Elizabethan society.

The role of the woman in Jacobean drama serves a multi-faceted purpose; she is whore, mother, prostitute, gold-digger, innocent, corruptible prey, and predator. Occasionally, a single female character adopts all of the above and becomes a beacon for all aspects of womanhood, whether pleasing or not.

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Specific dramatic stereotypes for these roles are identified, and compared and contrasted with historical material relating to older women.

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