Radical Tragedy: Religion, Ideology, and Power in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

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Duke University Press, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 312 pages
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When it was first published, Radical Tragedy was hailed as a groundbreaking reassessment of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. An engaged reading of the past with compelling contemporary significance, Radical Tragedy remains a landmark study of Renaissance drama. The third edition of this critically acclaimed work includes a new foreword by Terry Eagleton and an extensive new introduction by the author.

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I credit Dollimore with fanning the spark of interest I had in English studies into something sustainable. His was the most cogent political theory (applied to literary studies) I had read, and of ... Read full review

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Jonathan Dollimore is Professor of English at the University of York. His books include Death, Desire, and Loss in Western Culture; Sex, Literature, and Censorship; Political Shakespeare: Essays in Cultural Materialism (with Alan Sinfield); and Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault.

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