Description - The Authentic Shakespeare by Stephen Orgel
Stephen Orgel's The Authentic Shakespeare , includes fifteen essays in which the Renaissance and its dramas are re-examined. Orgel's writings on Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson and the English court both unpack the notions often taken for granted - the authority of text, character, playwright - and explore the relationship between the stage drama and the state drama. With more than 75 illustrations, this will be an essential work.
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Author Biography - Stephen Orgel
Collects fifteen important essays by one of the most prominent scholars of Shakespeare studies. Humanities at Stanford. Among his many publications are Impersonations: The Performance of Gender in Shakespeare's England, The Illusion of Power, Inigo Jones (with Sir Roy Strong), and The Jonsonian Masque. He has published numerous editions of Shakespeare, Jonson, and Marlowe, and is the general editor of the New Pelican Shakespeare