Shakespeare and Politics
Edited by Catherine M. S. Alexander
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Shakespeare and Politics by Catherine M. S. Alexander
Book DescriptionThis important collection of essays from Shakespeare Survey, the first published in 1975, shows a full range of writing on Shakespeare and politics with shifts of focus as diverse as biography, text and contexts, language and film, and from perspectives that are literary, historical, religious, theoretical and cultural. A new introductory article by John J. Joughin provides a commentary on the essays, relates them to other work in the field and gives an over-view of the subject. The comprehensive collection is a stimulating and provocative introduction to a subject that is complex but never dull.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521544818
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The treasures of William Shakespeare, Hardback (March 2014)
Published in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and illustrated with contemporary images from Shakespeare's time as well as photographs of RSC performances, this book explores the poet's life and the enduring legacy of his work. It is also enhanced with 20 items of memorabilia, including Shakespeare's marriage certificate and Will.
Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Last Plays, Hardback (July 2009)» View all books by Catherine M. S. Alexander
In this book, leading international Shakespeare scholars consider the significant characteristics of Shakespeare's last plays and place them in their Jacobean context.
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Author Biography - Catherine M. S. Alexander
Lecturer, The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, editor of The Cambridge Shakespeare Library, co-editor of Shakespeare and Race and Shakespeare and Sexuality.
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