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by Germaine Greer
Author: Germaine Greer
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart (April 8, 2008)
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Also by Germaine Greer. To Professor Anne Barton
Also by Germaine Greer. To Professor Anne Barton. Her given name and approximate birth date were known from her tomb in Holy Trinity Church Stratford; Shakespeare’s first biographer, Nicholas Rowe, supplied her maiden surname, and there matters rested until 1790.
Home Germaine Greer Shakespeare's Wife. There can be no doubt that Shakespeare neglected his wife, embarrassed her and even humiliated her, but attempting to justify his behaviour by vilifying her is puerile. Shakespeares wife, . 1. Shakespeare's Wife, . The defenders of Ann Hathaway are usually derided as sentimental when they are trying simply to be fair. It is a more insidious variety of sentimentality that wants to believe that women who are ill treated must have brought it upon themselves.
It is Germaine Greer's laudable aim in Shakespeare's Wife to rescue this woman seemingly condemned to the shadows . But this would not be a book by Germaine Greer if it did not also include a generous dollop of controversy. Her book has an agenda.
It is Germaine Greer's laudable aim in Shakespeare's Wife to rescue this woman seemingly condemned to the shadows at the edge of her famous husband's life, to retrieve some kind of individuality for her, and to "re-embed" the story of their marriage "in its social context". In part her book succeeds in this mission.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Little is known about Ann Hathaway, the wife of England's greatest playwright; a great deal has been assumed.
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E. A. Honigman too thinks this to be the case. 2 The lost years are simply that; from the christening of the twins to Shakespeare’s emergence on the London stage we have no idea what he might have been doing or where he, or he and his family, might have been
Yet Shakespeare is above all the poet of marriage. Before him, there were few comedies or tragedies about wooing or wedding. And yet he explored the sacrament in all its aspects, spiritual, psychological, sexual, sociological, and was the creator of some of the most tenacious and intelligent heroines in English literature.
Germaine Greer’s task in her ingenious new book, Shakespeare’s Wife, is to expose the construction of this fantasy, tracing its evolution from early biographers like Thomas de Quincey through the work of respected modern scholars like Stephen Greenblatt. The Shakespeare wallahs, she writes, have succeeded in creating a Bard in their own likeness, that is to say, incapable of relating to women.
In Shakespeare's Wife, Germaine Greer boldly breaks new ground, combining literary-historical techniques with documentary evidence about life in Stratford, to reset the story of Shakespeare's marriage in its social context
In Shakespeare's Wife, Germaine Greer boldly breaks new ground, combining literary-historical techniques with documentary evidence about life in Stratford, to reset the story of Shakespeare's marriage in its social context. With deep insight and intelligence, she offers daring and thoughtful new theories about the farmer's daughter who married England's greatest poet, painting a vivid portrait of a remarkable woman.
Germaine Greer (/ɡrɪər/; born 29 January 1939) is an Australian writer and public intellectual, regarded as one of the major voices of the second-wave feminist movement in the latter half of the 20th century. Specializing in English and women's. Specializing in English and women's literature, she has held academic positions in England at the University of Warwick and Newnham College, Cambridge, and in the United States at the University of Tulsa
Here Germaine Greer strives to re-embed the story of their marriage in its social context and presents new hypotheses about the life of the farmer's daughter who married our greatest poet.
Little is known of the wife of England's greatest playwright. Here Germaine Greer strives to re-embed the story of their marriage in its social context and presents new hypotheses about the life of the farmer's daughter who married our greatest poet. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.