Political Shakespeare: Essays in Cultural Materialism

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Jonathan Dollimore, Alan Sinfield
Manchester University Press, 1994 - Drama - 295 pages
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1.Shakespeare, cultural materialism and the new historicism-2.Renaissance authority and its subversion, Henry IV and Henry V.- 3.This thing of darkness I acknowledge mine: The Tempest and the discourse of Colonialism. - 4.Transgressioon and surveillance in Measure for Measure. - 5.The patriarchal bard: feminist criticism and Shakespeare: King Lear and Measure for Measure. - 6.Strategies of State and political plays: A Midsummer Nights̀ Dream, Henry V, Henry VIII. - 7.Shakespeare understudies: the sodomite, the prostitute, the transvestite and their critics. - 8.Introduction: Reproductions, interventions. - 9.Givee an account of Shakespeare and Education, showing why you think they are effective and what you have appreciated about them. Support your comments with precise references. - 10.Royal Shakespeare: theatre and the making of ideology. - 11.Radical potentiality and institutional closure:Shakespeare in film and television. - 12.How Brecht read Shakespeare. - 13.Heritage and the market, regulation and desublimation.
  

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The new wave of cultural materialists in Britain and new historicists in the United States here join forces to depose the sacred icon of the "eternal bard" and argue for a Shakespeare who meditates ... Read full review

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I only read the essay "Invisible Bullets" by Stephen Greenblatt, but it was a phenomenal example of how an essay can be structured to be engaging, entertaining, and insightful. Read full review

Contents

Stephen Greenblatt
18
Paul Brown
48
Jonathan Dollimore
72
Kathleen McLuskie
88
Leonard Tennenhouse
109
Jonathan Dollimore
129
Part n Reproductions interventions
154
AlanSmfield
182
Graham Holderness
206
Margot Heinemann
226
AlanSinfield
255
Raymond Williams
281
Index
290
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