Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850 Kindle

Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850 Kindle
  • Paperback
  • 250 pages
  • Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850
  • Dianne Dugaw
  • English
  • 08 March 2018
  • 0226169162

Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850❰PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850 Author Dianne Dugaw – Essayreview.co.uk This interdisciplinary study uncovers a fascination with women cross dressers in the popular literature of early modern Britain, in a wide range of texts from popular ballads and chapbook life histori This interdisciplinary study and Popular Kindle ´ uncovers a fascination with women cross dressers in the popular literature of early modern Britain, in a wide range of texts from popular ballads and chapbook life histories to the comedies and tragedies of aristocratic literature Dugaw demonstrates the extent to which Warrior Women MOBI :Á gender and sexuality are enacted as constructs of history.


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10 thoughts on “Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850

  1. says:

    This is a fascinating study of an entire genre of music, mainly from broadside ballads and popular culture, about women dressing as men to go off to sea or to war In the songs they mainly did this to chase after a loved one, but in real life it happened for a variety of reasons.The chapter about Gay s Beggar s Opera and its sequel felt like a digression, but otherwise the book was both fascinating and informative According to the author, the tradition of these songs died out in the 19th cent This is a fascinating study of an entire genre of music, mainly from broadside ballads and popular culture, about women dressing as men to go off to sea or to war In the songs they mainly did this to chase after a loved one, but in real life it happened for a variety of reasons.The chapter about Gay s Beggar s Opera and its sequel felt like a digression, but otherwise the book was both fascinating and informative According to the author, the tradition of these songs died out in the 19th century, which is odd because a number of historical examples happened just after they stopped writing songs about these cases Thus, there don t seem to be a lot of popular ballads about the women who disguised themselves as men during the Civil War or in the American West.If you re interested in the history of ballads, and of an interesting genre of ballads about women, then this book will be a real treat It s a bit dry in spots, but well worth reading

  2. says:

    Brilliant book about the history of ballads It studies the origin and evolution of gender roles The woman who wrote it is fabulous as well she was a teacher of mine.

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