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Shakespeare's surrogates : rewriting Renaissance drama / Sonya Freeman Loftis.

  • Author

    Loftis, Sonya Freeman 1983-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Influence.

    Drama 20th century History and criticism

Contents: Chapter 1. "Blaming the bard": Shaw, Shakespeare, Shotover -- Chapter 2. Tearing the skin off of history: Brecht and the early modern body -- Chapter 3. "To face my dead at last": the personal and literary ghosts of Long day's journey into night -- Chapter 4. "Some remains": forgetting Shakespeare in Endgame and Happy days -- Chapter 5. "Blood is compulsory": the player's death in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead -- Chapter 6. "A mother's womb is not a one-way street": re-entering the Shakespearean womb of Hamletmachine.