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Faultlines : cultural materialism and the politics of dissident reading / Alan Sinfield.

  • Author

    Sinfield, Alan.,

  • Date published

    1992

  • Publisher

    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Political and social views.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Historicism

    Literature History and criticism Theory, etc

  • Accession number

    83290451

  • Class

    Reading Room - 62.2/SIN

  • ISBN

    0198119836, 019811995X (pb)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    xi, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Contents: Theaters of war: Caesar and the Vandals -- Cultural materialism, Othello, and the politics of plausibility -- When is a character not a character? Desdemona, Olivia, Lady Macbeth, and subjectivity -- Power and ideology: an outline theory of Sidney's Arcadia -- Macbeth: history, ideology, and intellectuals -- History and ideology, masculinity and miscegenation: the instance of Henry V written with Jonathan Dollimore -- Protestantism: questions of subjectivity and control -- Sidney's Defence and the collective-farm chairman: Puritan humanism and the cultural apparatus -- Tragedy, God, and writing: Hamlet, Faustus, Tamburlaine -- A brief photo-essay on imperalism -- Cultural imperialism and the primal scene of U.S. man.