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Shakespeare and politics / edited by Catherine M.S. Alexander.

  • Author

    Alexander, Catherine M S

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Political and social views.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Philosophy.

    Politics and literature Great Britain History 16th century

    Politics and literature Great Britain History 17th century

    Politics in literature

    Political plays, English History and criticism

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  • ISBN

    0521836239, 0521544815 (pb.)

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  • Physical description

    viii, 268 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Shakespeare and politics: an introduction / John J. Joughin -- Shakespeare and politics / Blair Worden -- Henry VIII and the deconstruction of history / Peter L. Rudnytsky -- Livy, Machiavelli and Shakespeare's Coriolanus / Anne Barton -- Richard II and the realities of power / S. Schoenbaum -- Plutarch, insurrection and dearth in Coriolanus / David George -- Some versions of coup d'etat, rebellion and revolution / Pierre Sahel -- Language, politics and poverty in Shakespearian drama / William C. Carroll -- "Demystifying the mystery of state": King Lear and the world upside down / Margot Heinemann. UK-SuSCL Venetain culture and the politics of Othello / Mark Matheson -- The Bard and Ireland: Shakespeare's Protestantism as politics in disguise / Paul Franssen -- Henry V as working-house of ideology / Gunter Walch -- "Fashion it thus": Julius Caesar and the politics of theatrical representation / John Drakakis -- Take me to your leda / Terence Hawkes -- Macbeth on film: politics / E. Pearlman -- William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: everything's nice in America / Barbara Hodgdon. UK-SuSCL