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Critical Essay by David G. John

SOURCE: John, David G. “Margarete von Parma in Goethe's Egmont: Text and Performance.” In Queering the Canon: Defying Sights in German Literature and Culture, edited by Christoph Lorey and John L. Plews, pp. 126-41. Columbia, S.C.: Camden House, 1998.

In the following essay, John examines the role of cross-dressing in Egmont, asserting that it is “not always a matter of gender crossing, but can be a political transfer even within one sex.”

In her stimulating collection of essays, Outing Goethe and His Age, Alice A. Kuzniar includes a contribution by W. Daniel Wilson, “Amazon, Agitator, Allegory: Political and Gender Cross(-Dress)ing in Goethe's Egmont.” This provocative treatment of the play reinterprets all of its major figures and concludes generally that the two principal...

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