She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America
In the late nineteenth century hundreds of clubs formed across the United States devoted to the reading of Shakespeare. From Pasadena, California, to the seaside town of Camden, Maine; from the isolated farm town of Ottumwa, Iowa, to Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf coast, Americans were reading Shakespeare in astonishing numbers and in surprising places. Composed mainly of women, these clubs offered the opportunity for members not only to read and study Shakespeare but also to participate in public and civic activities outside the home. In She Hath Been Reading, Katherine West Scheil uncovers this hidden layer of intellectual activity that flourished in American society well into the twentieth century.Shakespeare clubs were crucial for women's intellectual development because they provided a consistent intellectual stimulus (more so than was the case with most general women's clubs) and because women discovered a world of possibilities, both public and private, inspired by their reading of Shakespeare. Indeed, gathering to read and discuss Shakespeare often led women to actively improve their lot in life and make their society a better place. Many clubs took action on larger social issues such as women's suffrage, philanthropy, and civil rights. At the same time, these efforts serve...
- Brand: Brand: Cornell University Press
- ASIN: 080145042X
Literati Club Romeo and Juliet Book Scarf,Oatmeal,One Size
QUOTE • ROMEO • Wouldst thou withdraw it? for what purpose, love? • JULIET • But to be frank, and give it thee again. And yet I wish but for the thing I have: My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite. Book Scarf is a jersey infinity\loop scarf with quotes from the world famous books. If this particular quote is not you favorite then go and check other books from our virtual library. We also have passages from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, DRACULA, PETER PAN, SHERLOCK HOLMES, HAMLET, ROMEO AND JULIET, THE RAVEN, FRANKENSTEIN, DORIAN GRAY, MOTHER'S TRIBUTE. MORE DETAILS. * Infinity/loop scarf. Infinity scarf is like a loop, circle, its ends were sewn together (straight scarf is just a regular scarf that looks basically like a rectangle). * Fabric is a heavy sweatshirt\tshirt jersey quality. Fabric is super soft and comfy. * Finished edges (fabric folded in half lengthwise and sewn at the bottom and in the middle to create a long tube). * Quote printed 4 times (two times on each side) with some spaces in between. * Measures: 60" (150-153 cm) inches around and 14"-15" (36-38 cm) inches wide\around the neck. * Comes with a stylish reusable zippered pouch which can be used as a storage for...
- Color: Oatmeal
- Brand: Literati Club
- ASIN: B00T0PCYS2
- UPC: 743724594829
Shakespeare 1402959 Disney Mickey Kit
Meeska Mooska Mickey Mouse! your child can take Mickey Mouse on their next fishing adventure with a fishing kit from Shakespeare. Features: - 2'6" all-in-one rod and reel with line - updated design featuring a round knob, thumb button extension and finger guard includes: - practice casting plug reel specifications: - technique: spincast rod specifications: - length: 2'6" - number of pieces: 1 - line rating: 6 lbs. - power: medium - packaging: kit - Gender: Youth.
- Color: Disney Mickey
- Brand: Shakespeare
- ASIN: B01IDEN7FE
- UPC: 043388418517
Me, Shakespeare and the Anti-Love Club (Pacifica Academy Drama Series Book 1)
Kassidy Pashen didn’t expect to start her junior year with a broken heart. It was supposed to be her dream year—the year she landed the coveted role of Juliet. Everything was going to be perfect! Perfect role. Perfect boyfriend…Except Justin dumped her for Sloane—and now Sloane has the guy and wants the role of Juliet! Could things get much worse? Yes. While Kassidy lands the role of Juliet, Sloane is cast as Lady Capulet and Justin as Mercutio. What!? She can’t be onstage with the guy who ditched her. What’s a girl to do? Lean on her friends, that’s what. Together, they start the Anti-Love Club for everyone who’s been dumped, and with their support, Kassidy decides she will get through the play—despite the conflicts during rehearsals with Sloane. Kassidy just never expected additional support to come from Justin. And as tensions fade and some truths are revealed—even an ugly truth about herself—she has some big decisions to make.Shakespeare might not have happy endings but Kassidy is hoping she will…
- ASIN: B07NTZM6VW
Shakespeare Club Pasadena, California Original Vintage Postcard
Original Vintage Postcard: Shakespeare Club Pasadena, CaliforniaState: CA (California)City: PasadenaCounty: Los Angeles CountyType: Postcard, Undivided BackUnusedPublished by M Rieder PublisherCondition: (Please view the product photos - we provide photos of the front and back of most items so you can see the exact condition)
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Shakespeare Behind Bars / the Wildest Show in the South: The Angola Prison Rodeo / In the Box
Ironweed Film Club DVD includes "Shakespeare Behind Bars" as well as "The Wildest Show in the South: The Angola Prison Rodeo" directed by Simeon Soffer and "In The Box" directed by Michal Struss.
- Brand: Ironweed Film Club
- ASIN: B000KVKPTU
- UPC: 782410090894
Funny Shakespeare Quotes Coaster Set, Book Lover Gift, Gifts for Readers, Book Clubs, Shakespearean Decor, English Teacher Gift, Minimalist
Need a fun and creative Valentine's Day gift for the reader in your life? This ceramic coaster set of 4 will entertain both you and your guests! Each coaster features a different Shakespearean insult. It is a wonderful gift for a teacher, librarian, hostess, or your own home! The minimalist design highlights the text itself. You get all four coasters pictured. Each one has literary Shakespeare humor with the play, act, and scene noted. This is a direct print that is UV sealed making it clear and permanent. The backs of the coasters are lined with cork to protect your tables and surfaces. ✦Item Details✦ - FREE USA shipping with tracking number - Designed and Made in-house in Los Angeles - Set of 4 coasters pictured - White ceramic coasters with cork backing - Waterproof - Size: 4" x 4"
- Color: white, black
- Brand: Arla LaserWorks
- ASIN: B07K3WH1N1
William Shakespeare Engraved Inspirational Quote Pen - To Thine Own Self Be True. - Literary Gifts for Writers Authors Readers Actors Librarians English Teachers
This William Shakespeare collectible quote pen is both elegant and inspirational. Engraved with one of Shakespeare's most famous quotes, "To thine own self be true," this pen is a worthy addition to any pen collection, and makes a suitable gift for all types of Shakespeare fans, including playwrights, actors, directors, and writers. This luxury ballpoint pen weighs 30 grams and measures 5.5 inches long. The ink cartridge is easy to replace whenever needed, making this pen a practical alternative to disposable ballpoint pens. Give this pen as a gift for graduation, Christmas, or birthday to a librarian, language arts instructor or English literature major. The classic unisex design of the pen is suitable for both men and women. All sorts of readers, authors, and book nerds will appreciate this pen that is engraved with a quotation from one of the most prolific and legendary writers of all time.
- Color: brown
- Brand: Inkstone
- ASIN: B07LGJCHC7
Black Shakespeare [Explicit]
- ASIN: B075NNSQGZ
Funny Shakespeare is my Sport Drama Club English T-Shirt
This Dramatically correct Shakespeare is my Sport tee for men, women, kids is a unique gift idea for theater majors, english majors, drama club, William Shakespeare quote, actors, dramatists, English tutors, teachers, lecturers, English students, theatre. Great gift idea for birthday, Christmas gift, graduation gift, teacher gift, back to school gift, drama class, drama student.
- Color: Black
- Brand: Funny Shakespeare Quotes Drama Club Shirts
- ASIN: B07MGKH1KT
InCharacter Costumes Women's Renaissance Maiden Costume, Burgundy/Gold, Medium
2B Adult Costume
- Color: Multi/Color
- Brand: InCharacter
- ASIN: B0091KDHCI
- UPC: 843269010607
EAT SLEEP DRAMA Actor Acting Club Stage Actress Comedy Tragedy Mask Vinyl Decal Bumper Sticker Car Window Laptop Wall Sign RED
PLEASE NOTE SIZE: Decal measures 7"x5" in RED vinyl with Comedy/Tragedy Masks and words: EAT SLEEP DRAMA
- Color: Red
- Brand: The Gorilla Farm
- ASIN: B077N41FFX
20 X 20 Inches / 50 By 50 Cm Oil Painting Marcellus Laroon The Younger - Scene From Shakespeare's 'Henry IV, Part I' Pillow Cases,two Sides Is Fit For Birthday,dining Room,club,chair,christmas,pub
The pillow case is made of thick plush which is extremely soft and comfortable, and will help you have a good rest.
- Color: *001
- Brand: artistdecor
- ASIN: B01GO1YUNQ
- UPC: 677412132690
THESPIAN Actor Actress Comedy Tragedy Mask Drama Club Vinyl Decal Bumper Sticker Car Window Laptop Wall Sign RED
PLEASE NOTE SIZE: Decal measures 6"x6" in RED vinyl with with Comedy/Tragedy Masks and words: THESPIAN
- Brand: The Gorilla Farm
- ASIN: B077KKP8NW
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Volumes 1-6
Six volume paperback edition
- ASIN: B000F86NRG
NovelTea Tins | Matcha Do About Nothing | Shakespeare Gifts For Book Lovers | Organic Matcha Powder | Matcha Tea Set In Decorative Tea Tin | Unique Birthday Gift | 2 oz
NOVELTEA TINS RESEMBLE GREAT BOOKS WITH ORIGINAL MOTEAF ARTWORK AND UNIQUELY BLENDED TEAS INSIDE, FLAVORED TO THE THEME OF A CLASSIC NOVEL. We believe in the nourishing power of great literature. Accordingly, NovelTeas is building a carefully-designed collection of tastefully-decorated and punningly-worded tea tins. These gloriously structured tins reflect and arouse interest in certain classic masterpieces. And they also happen to contain magnificent organic teas. Our product inspires readers - young and old - to indulge their imaginations and expand their world perspectives by means of the plots, themes, character portraits, ethics and values of timeless novels. In tandem, our organic teas and vintage works of art reflect the essential flavors and social implications of great literature. Collect, display, share, learn from, and teach by something delicious. We flavor each tea specifically to a classic novel's title so you can reflect on great literature with your eyes as well as your palette.
- Color: Red
- Brand: Novel Tea Tins
- ASIN: B076276ZSC
- UPC: 850764008404
Toilet Cover Sticker 3D Printing,Funny,Shakespeare Portrait with Speech Bubbles and Social Media Citation Illustration,Blue Black White,for You Design,W12.6"xH15.7"
**********Advantages ********** Products with professional indoor PVC base material, water-based rubber, can be removed, no wall, green environmental protection, no pollution. ********** Function********** Moth prevention, antifouling, ornament, moisture-proof . ********** Usage ********** first select the sticker sticker position, clean the surface. Tear off the back accessories while pasting. If the paste is wrong, it can be torn off and re-pasted. The glue behind the product can be reused. ********** Notes ********** Thanks for your business! We will always strive for 100% customer satisfaction. If You Have Any Problems, Please Email Us Firstly About Your Concerns. We Commit to Offer you the Best Product and Service! Thanks!
- Color: #01
- Brand: iPrint
- ASIN: B07GR6NZ3K
Stuffwholesale Gold Queen Tiara Crystal Rhinestone Full Crown Women Bridesmaid Hair Accessories
Features: 1. Have own factory to produce this product, under good quality material and carefully checking before shipped out 2. Fashion design crown tiaras, must be attracive and charming when wearing 3. Great for wedding party bouquet or any event 4. Convenient and easy to use, with pins to hold on, no worry about fall off Product Detail: 1. Material: Copper & Gold Plated, Rhinestone 2. Size: 2.1inch Height / 6inch Bottom Diameter 3. Weight: 200 g / 0.44lb 4.Package Includes:Package:1 pcs crown+ pins included
- Color: crystal
- Brand: Stuffwholesale
- ASIN: B01MAX1DW8
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents) (Lecture Club Classics)
- ASIN: B07337QZDX
Minglewood Trading Pretty Girls Read Books - Vinyl Decal Sticker - 8.5" x 5" LIGHT BROWN
Made to order.
- Color: Lt. Brown
- Brand: Minglewood Trading
- ASIN: B015OZ3GDI
Poet - Playwright - William Shakespeare Engraved Wooden Bookmark with Tassel - Personalized version also available - search B073473DSY.
Handmade from the finest high grade hand-selected sustainable hardwoods. This bookmark features beautiful natural grain cherry in the center, bordered along both sides by intricately accented inlays made from a variety of wood combinations. The laser engraving is from a picture of William Shakespeare along with his name on one side the back side of the bookmark is blank featuring the wood grain. A copper rope tassel is added as a finishing touch, and to help keep your book page well marked. This Shakespeare bookmark is a wonderful gift for actors, poets and literature lovers! Personalized version also available - search B073473DSY.
- Color: William Shakespeare
- Brand: Mitercraft
- ASIN: B012DOW0TO
- ASIN: B00G32Q4CC
Between The Heart And The Synapse
Electronically enhanced hard rockin' in the vein of Hot Rod Circuit meets The Refused. Their unique sound, sharpened by producer Matt Squire (Northstar, Thrice), recreates the boundaries of the genre. They have a hearty appetite for touring and a face-melting live show.
- ASIN: B0007YMVE2
- UPC: 646920305827
CHOROY Drama Mask Keychain All The World's a Stage Shakespeare Inspired Keychain Theater Jewelry Gift for Actor Actress (Drama Keychain)
♦Drama Mask Keychain All The World's a Stage Shakespeare Inspired Keychain Theater Jewelry Gift for Actor Actress♦Well known and much loved thespian quote from Shakespeare's, As You Like It: "All The World's a Stage..."♦A cute gift for a keen theatre goer, lovely drama teacher gift, drama student gift, actor gift, actress gift, whether it's a friend, family member. Or maybe you want a keychain to show off your theatre love!
- Color: Drama Keychain
- Brand: CHOROY
- ASIN: B07FQGH11T
Shakespeare Club VIDEO
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