Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1st Edition

  • Gary Wiener
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  • ISBN-10: 0737770643
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770643
  • DDC: 822.3
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 199 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Volume explores William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream through the lens of sexuality. Coverage includes an examination of Shakespeare's life and influences; a look at key ideas related to sexuality in Midsummer, including notions of the war between the sexes, taboo sexuality, and the marginalization of women's sexuality; and contemporary perspectives on sexuality, such as adolescent sexuality, the categorizing of people into sexual classifications, and sex education.

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