Appropriating Shakespeare: Contemporary Critical Quarrels / Edition 1

Appropriating Shakespeare: Contemporary Critical Quarrels / Edition 1

by Brian Vickers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300061056

ISBN-13: 9780300061055

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Yale University Press

During the last two decades, new critical schools of Shakespeare scholarship have emerged, each with its own ideology, each convinced that all other approaches are deficient. In this controversial book Brian Vickers surveys deconstructionist, feminist, new historicist, cultural materialist, psychoanalytic, Marxist, and Christian interpretations of Shakespeare, and

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During the last two decades, new critical schools of Shakespeare scholarship have emerged, each with its own ideology, each convinced that all other approaches are deficient. In this controversial book Brian Vickers surveys deconstructionist, feminist, new historicist, cultural materialist, psychoanalytic, Marxist, and Christian interpretations of Shakespeare, and he argues that in attempting to appropriate Shakespeare for their own purposes, each of these schools distorts the text by omission and misrepresentation.

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ISBN-13:
9780300061055
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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