Women and Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century

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Fiona Ritchie analyses the significant role played by women in the construction of Shakespeare's reputation which took place in the eighteenth century. The period's perception of Shakespeare as unlearned allowed many women to identify with him and in doing so they seized an opportunity to enter public life by writing about and performing his works. Actresses (such as Hannah Pritchard, Kitty Clive, Susannah Cibber, Dorothy Jordan and Sarah Siddons), female playgoers (including the Shakespeare Ladies Club) and women critics (like Charlotte Lennox, Elizabeth Montagu, Elizabeth Griffith and Elizabeth Inchbald), had a profound effect on Shakespeare's reception. Interdisciplinary in approach and employing a broad range of sources, this book's analysis of criticism, performance and audience response shows that in constructing Shakespeare's significance for themselves and for society, women were instrumental in the establishment of Shakespeare at the forefront of English literature, theatre, culture and society in the eighteenth century and beyond.

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Interdisciplinary and employing a broad range of sources, this book establishes, for the first time, the significant role played by women - in particular actresses, female playgoers and women critics - in the establishment of Shakespeare's burgeoning reputation in the eighteenth century.

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Fiona Ritchie is an Assistant Professor of Drama and Theatre in the Department of English at McGill University, Montréal. She is co-editor, with Peter Sabor, of Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge, 2012).

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