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Shakespeare's foreign worlds : national and transnational identities in the Elizabethan age / Carole Levin and John Watkins.

  • Author

    Levin, Carole

    Watkins, John, 1960-,

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  • Publisher

    Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press , 2009.

  • Subject

    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

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  • ISBN

    9780801447419 (hbk.), 0801447410 (hbk.)

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  • Physical description

    217 p. ; 24 cm.

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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.