Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare

Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare provides the first extended examination of the linkages of gender and Jewish difference in late medieval and early modern English literature, focusing on representations of Jews and women in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, selections from medieval drama, and Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice.

Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare

Lisa Lampert

2004 | 288 pages | Cloth $69.95
Women's Studies/Gender Studies | Religion | Literature
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: Made, Not Born
Chapter 2. The Hermeneutics of Difference
Chapter 3. Reprioritizing the Prioress's Tale
Chapter 4. Creating the Christian in Late Medieval East Anglian Drama
Chapter 5. "O what a goodly outside falsehood hath!" Exegesis and Identity in The Merchant of Venice
Conclusion

Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments