Description - The Shakespeare Effect by R. Shaughnessy
This lively and provocative study offers a radical reappraisal of a century of Shakespearean theatre. Topics addressed include modernist Shakespearean performance's relation with psychoanalysis, the hidden gender dynamics of the open stage movement, and the appropriation of Shakespeare himself as a dramatic fiction and theatrical icon.
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Author Biography - R. Shaughnessy
ROBERT SHAUGHNESSY is Reader in Drama at the University of Surrey, Roehampton. He has published widely in the fields of Shakespeare, Renaissance drama and contemporary theatre; his books include Representing Shakespeare: England, History and the RSC, Shakespeare on Film, and Shakespeare in Performance.