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Shakespeare and the question of culture

early modern literature and the cultural turn

by Douglas Bruster

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
    • Literature and history -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Literature and history -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Historicism in literature.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 16th century -- Historiography.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 17th century -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDouglas Bruster.
      SeriesEarly modern cultural studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR2965 .B78 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 279 p. ;
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3562209M
      ISBN 100312294387, 0312294395
      LC Control Number2002028754

      The authorship debate, says Bate, is a natural consequence of a cult of Shakespeare now deeply rooted in our culture. Harvard's Marjorie Garber takes an unusually tolerant view of the long-running.   Among mainstream Shakespeare scholars, Contested Will may be disconcerting for another reason. The book, just out from Simon & Schuster, argues that the authorship question is the one subject that.

        Children's book author Aliki has written and illustrated William Shakespeare and the Globe, which describes not only Shakespeare's life, work, and times, but even acknowledges visionary Sam Wannamaker, who spent years resurrecting the Globe. The book is designed much like a script, with acts and scenes and characters. Macbeth, tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written sometime in –07 and published in the First Folio of The play chronicles Macbeth’s seizing of power and subsequent destruction, both his rise and his fall the result of blind ambition.

        Jean-Louis Trintignant in the role of Hamlet, at the Théâtre de la Musique, Paris, In the decades after it was first staged, probably in , Hamlet seems to have been popular, though not especially so. It was performed at the Globe Theatre, in Oxford, Cambridge, and elsewhere, and revived at least twice at court. Shakespeare’s influence is evident in popular as well as high culture: singer-songwriter Nick Lowe’s s earworm, Cruel to be Kind, took its title from lines Hamlet addressed to his mother.


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