Performing Nostalgia

Performing Nostalgia

by Susan Bennett
     
 

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In this trenchant work, Susan Bennett examines the authority of the past in modern cultural experience and the parameters for the reproduction of the plays. She addresses these issues from both the viewpoints of literary theory and theatre studies, shifting Shakespeare out of straightforward performance studies in order to address questions about his plays and to

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In this trenchant work, Susan Bennett examines the authority of the past in modern cultural experience and the parameters for the reproduction of the plays. She addresses these issues from both the viewpoints of literary theory and theatre studies, shifting Shakespeare out of straightforward performance studies in order to address questions about his plays and to consider them in the context of current theoretical debates on historiography, post-colonialism and canonicity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415073257
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/07/1995
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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