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Memory and forgetting in English Renaissance drama : Shakespeare, Marlowe, Webster / Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.

  • Author

    Sullivan, Garrett A

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

  • Subject

    Memory in literature

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

Summary, etc: Sullivan analyses dramatic works such as 'Macbeth', 'Hamlet', 'Dr. Faustus' and 'The Duchess of Malfi'. In doing so, he reveals memory and forgetting to be dynamic cultural forces central to early modern understandings of embodiment, selfhood and social practice.