Gender Performativity in Early Modern English Theatre

Author: Molly Lidgerwood Sub-editor: Charlotte Allan Early modern England was a place charged with transformations, including experimentations with gender boundaries and relations. In this period, gender was signified through dress and cross-dressing was a way to reject social expectations of conventional masculinity and femininity. This fluidity and subversion of dress was supported by the theatre… Continue reading Gender Performativity in Early Modern English Theatre