Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press , 2009.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters.
Characters and characteristics in literature
Group identity in literature
National characteristics, English, in literature
National characteristics in literature
Aliens in literature
Literature and history England History 16th century
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Part 1: Gender, punishment and peace-making in 1 Henry VI -- Part 2: Aliens in our midst: Jews, Italians, and wary Englishmen in The merchant of Venice -- Part 3: Dangerous reading in The taming of the shrew. UK-SuSCL. Summary, etc: Carole Levin and John Watkins focus on the relationship between the London-based professional theatre associated with William Shakespeare and an unprecedented European experience of social, geographic, and intellectual mobility.