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Shakespeare, dissent and the Cold War / Alfred Thomas.

  • Author

    Thomas, Alfred.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Knowledge Political science.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Religion.

    Theater Political aspects Communist countries History 20th century

1. Culture and Dissent in Shakespeare's England and Cold War Europe 2. 'The Heart of My Mystery:' The Hidden Language of Dissent in Shakespeare's Hamlet and Grigorii Kozintsev's Film Gamlet 3. 'A Dog's Obeyed in Office:' Subverting Authority in Shakespeare's King Lear and Grigorii Kozintsev's Film Korol' Lir 4. 'Faith, Here's an Equivocator:' Language, Resistance, and the Limits of Authority in Shakespeare's Macbeth and Tom Stoppard's Cahoot's Macbeth 5. 'In Fair Bohemia:' The Politics of Utopia in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Bohemia Lies on the Sea' Epilogue Bibliography Index