[LMB] Women and education

alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
Thu Sep 9 19:08:58 BST 2021

> On Sep 8, 2021, at 10:34 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>> Well, the groundlings at Shax's play like her well enough.
>> When he modeled the Fairy Queen after Glorianna, everyone cheered her.
>> (This information comes via historical fiction, with S. sitting in the back
>> of the GLobe biting his nails, while the royal guard is there to arrest him
>> for conspiracy against the Crown.  The the Queen comes on stage, all hail
>> the queen, hte charges quietly go away.  What book exactly this came from,
>> I have no idea.)

On Thu, 9 Sep 2021, Katherine (Kathy) Collett wrote:
> Hm, could it be from Antonia Forest’s The Players and the Rebels?  There are certainly some tense moments for Shakespeare politically, though mostly to do with Essex.  Oh dear, I can’t remember the details, I guess I’ll just have to read it again!  (Players and the Rebels is the sequel to The Player’s Boy, also very good.)

Or Geoffrey Trease's _Cue for Treason_?

(Loved the Antonia Forest books, too.)


Alayne McGregor
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What we need is a tough new kind of feminism with no illusions. ... We
need a kind of feminism that aims not just to assimilate into the
institutions that men have created over the centuries, but to infiltrate
and subvert them. -- Barbara Ehrenreich

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