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Published: 01 May 2019

232 Pages | 17 b&w illustrations

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474452717


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Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Second Edition

Fraah Karin-Cooper

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Offers a new analysis of the construction of whiteness as a racial signifier
  • Provides an original insight into women>'s cosmetic practice through an exploration of ingredients, methods and materials used to create cosmetics and the perception of make up in Shakespeare>'s time
  • Includes numerous cosmetic recipes from the early modern period found in printed books and never published in a modern edition

New to this Edition:

  • Offers a new analysis of the construction of whiteness as a racial signifier
  • Case studies updated throughout
  • New critical survey taking into account reseach in the field since the first edition in 2006
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