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Monty Python, Shakespeare, and English Renaissance drama / Darl Larsen ; foreword by William Proctor Williams.

  • Author

    Larsen, Darl, 1963-,

    Williams, William Proctor.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland Co., 2003.

  • Subject

    Historical drama, English History and criticism

    English drama (Comedy) History and criticism

    English wit and humor History and criticism

    Performing arts Great Britain

    Renaissance England


    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge History.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Humor.

Bibliography, etc. note: Bibliography: p. 219-229. - Includes index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Introduction : "Whither Python?" - The reading(s) of a national poet - "And now for something completely different(?)" : Shakespeare, Jonson, and Monty Python - "Is not the truth the truth?" : (ab)uses of history - "I pray you lend me your dwarf" : structures of humor - (Ad)dressing the other - Conclusion.