Constructing Monsters in Shakespeare's Drama and Early Modern Culture
By (author) Mark Thornton Burnett
Normal Price: $369.03
Your Price: $332.12 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $36.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $16.61 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Constructing Monsters in Shakespeare's Drama and Early Modern Culture by Mark Thornton Burnett
Book DescriptionConstructing 'Monsters' in Shakespearean Drama and Early Modern Culture argues for the crucial place of the 'monster' in the early modern imagination. Burnett traces the metaphorical significance of 'monstrous' forms across a range of early modern exhibition spaces - fairground displays, 'cabinets of curiosity' and court entertainments - to contend that the 'monster' finds its most intriguing manifestation in the investments and practices of contemporary theatre. The study's new readings of Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson make a powerful case for the drama's contribution to debates about the 'extraordinary body'.
Buy Constructing Monsters in Shakespeare's Drama and Early Modern Culture book by Mark Thornton Burnett from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780333914342
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mark Thornton Burnett
Shakespeare and World Cinema, Hardback (October 2012)
This book explores the significance of Shakespeare in contemporary world cinema for the first time.
Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts, Hardback (October 2011)
This authoritative and innovative volume explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to a wide range of artistic practices and activities, past and present.
Filming and Performing Renaissance History, Hardback (February 2011)» View all books by Mark Thornton Burnett
Over the last century, many 16th- and 17th-century events and personalities have been brought before home, cinema, exhibition, festival and theatrical audiences. This collection examines these representations, looking at recent television series, documentaries, pageantry, theatre and popular culture in various cultural and linguistic guises.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Constructing Monsters in Shakespeare's Drama and Early Modern Culture book by Mark Thornton Burnett and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Mark Thornton Burnett
MARK THORNTON BURNETT is a Reader in English at Queen's University, Belfast. He is author of Masters and Servants in English Renaissance Drama and Culture: Authority and Obedience, editor of Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Plays and Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Poems.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.