A Contextual Introduction 2nd
By (author) Robin Headlam Wells
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Shakespeare's Politics by Robin Headlam Wells
Book DescriptionThis title offers an introduction to the political and historical context to Shakespeare's tragedy and history plays, written in an accessible, jargon-free style."Shakespeare's Politics" is an invaluable introduction to the political world of Shakespeare's plays. It includes passages from the plays together with extracts from contemporary historical and political documents. The clear, jargon-free narrative introduces and explains the extracts and provides an overview of the key political issues that were debated in late Elizabethan and early Stuart England.The introduction outlines the historical context in which Shakespeare wrote and explains the intellectual principles that informed early modern thinking about politics. By reading Shakespeare alongside contemporary documents students will be able to develop their own informed critical interpretations of the plays. "Shakespeare's Politics" is essential for anyone studying Shakespeare while tutors and postgraduate students will find the book's up-to-date survey of modern Shakespeare criticism useful and provocative.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826493057
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robin Headlam Wells
Shakespeare's Humanism, Paperback (April 2009)
This book argues that the idea of a universal human nature was as important to Shakespeare as it was to every other Renaissance writer.
Shakespeare's Politics, Paperback (January 2009)
Offers an introduction to the political and historical context to Shakespeare's tragedy and history plays. This title provides an overview of the key political issues that were debated in late Elizabethan and early Stuart England. It suitable for those studying Shakespeare.
Elizabethan Mythologies, Paperback (December 2006)
Robin Headlam Wells re-examines the myth, central to the Orpheus story, in this 1994 book.
Shakespeare on Masculinity, Hardback (December 2000)» View all books by Robin Headlam Wells
Reviews Shakespeare's view of masculinity through The Tempest, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth and others.
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Author Biography - Robin Headlam Wells
Robin Headlam Wells is Emeritus Professor of Renaissance Literature at Roehampton University, London. His publications include Elizabethan Mythologies (Cambridge University Press, 1994), Shakespeare on Masculinity (Cambridge University Press, 2000), and Shakespeare's Humanism (Cambridge University Press, 2005).
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