Political Shakespeare: Essays in Cultural Materialism

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Manchester University Press, 1994 - Authority in literature - 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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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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