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Beginning at dawn with the cock's rousing crow and proceeding into either Catholic abstinence or Protestant-approved marital relations at nightfall, this charming work celebrates the ordinary lives of those who labored through the dramatic Tudor era.
Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in England in 1606 affected Shakespeare and shaped the three great tragedies he wrote that year—King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra.
Following are books and ebook chapters that may be helpful to the project.
The book introduces a wonderfully diverse group of women and a series of voices that have rarely been heard in history, Drawing on unpublished, archival materials, the book explores women's:
* experiences of work, sex, marriage and motherhood
* beliefs and spirituality
* political activities
* mental worlds.
In a time when few women could write, this book reveals the multitude of ways in which their voices have left traces in the written record, and deepens our understanding of women's lives in the past.