Godesses, Mages, and Wise Women: The Female Pastoral Guide in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century English Drama.
The pastoral guide cast women in the title roles as a way to reconcile masculine fear of the Other. Looks at some familiar works such as Midsummer Night's Dream and All's Well that Ends Well. What was going on in these gender-focused plays? Susquehanna University Press. 2011. Hb. NEW. $30.00