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Political Shakespeare : essays in cultural materialism / edited by Jonathan Dollimore Alan Sinfield.

  • Author

    Dollimore, Jonathan.,

    Sinfield, Alan.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1994.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Political and social views.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Politics and literature Great Britain History 16th century

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  • Class


  • ISBN

    9780719043512, 9780719043529 (pbk.)

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  • Physical description

    viii, 295 p. ; 22 cm.

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General note: Previous ed.: 1985: 2nd ed. has 2 new chapters. Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: 1.Introduction: Shakespeare, cultural materialism and the new historicism / Jonathan Dollimore -- Invisible bullets: Renaissance authority and its subversion, Henry IV and Henry V / Stephen Greenblatt -- "This thing of darkness I acknowledge mine": The tempest and the discourse of colonialism / Paul Brown -- Transgression and surveillance in Measure for measure / Jonathan Dollimore -- The patriarchal bard: feminist criticism and Shakespeare, King Lear and Measure for measure / Kathleen McLuskie -- Strategies of state and political plays: A midsummer night's dream, Henry IV, Henry V , Henry VIII / Leonard Tennenhouse -- Shakespeare understudies: the sodomite, the prostitute, the transvestite and their critics / Jonathan Dollimore UK-SuSCL 2.Introduction: Reproductions, interventions / Alan Sinfield -- Give an account of Shakespeare and education, showing why you think they are effective and what you have appreciated about them ...[with supporting references] / Alan Sinfield -- Royal Shakespeare: theatre and the making of ideology / Alan Sinfield -- Radical potentiality and institutional closure: Shakespeare in film and television / Graham Holderness -- How Brecht read Shakespeare / Margot Heinemann -- Heritage and the market, regulation and desublimation / Alan Sinfield UK-SuSCL --