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Social Shakespeare : aspects of Renaissance dramaturgy and contemporary society / Peter J. Smith.

  • Author

    Smith, Peter J., 1964-,

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  • Publisher

    Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1995.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Contemporary England.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Political and social views.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.

    Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Jew of Malta.

    Literature and society England History 16th century

    Literature and society England History 17th century

    Social problems in literature

    Renaissance England

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  • ISBN

    0333632168, 0333632176 (pbk.), 0312126271 (US)

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  • Physical description

    xi, 242, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: ch.4 Sexual geography of the renaissance: on the imagery of Antony and Cleopatra - ch.5 Dreaming drama and dramatising dreams: towards a reading of sexuality in Cymbeline UkBU. ch.7 The eternal mushroom of humanity: racism and Jewishness in The Jew of Malta and The merchant of Venice - ch.8 Playing with boys: homoeroticism and all-male companies in Shakespearean drama UkBU.