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Thursday, 30 December

696. Domestic Violence in Early Drama

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall C, Loews

Program arranged by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society

Presiding: Gerard Peter NeCastro, Univ. of Maine, Machias

1. “‘Hold Your Hands, Honest Men!’: Wife Beating as Popular Drama,” Pamela Allen Brown, Univ. of Connecticut, Stamford

2. “‘There’s No Danger In’t’: Taming Women in Fletcher’s A Woman’s Prize,” Diane Marie Cady, Saint John’s Univ., NY

3. “Marital Rape and the Medieval Theater of Everyday Life,” Jody Enders, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

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