Shakespeare After Theory

Shakespeare After Theory

by David Scott Kastan, Sc Kastan David
     
 

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The most familiar assertion of Shakespeare scholarship is that he is our contemporary. Shakespeare After Theory provocatively argues that he is not, but what value he has for us must at least begin with a recognition of his distance from us.

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The most familiar assertion of Shakespeare scholarship is that he is our contemporary. Shakespeare After Theory provocatively argues that he is not, but what value he has for us must at least begin with a recognition of his distance from us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415901123
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/04/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1730L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

David Scott Kastan is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Among his publications are Shakespeare and the Shapes of Time, Staging the Renaissance (ed. with Peter Stallybrass), Critical Essays on Shakespeare's Hamlet, and The New History of Early English Drama (ed. with John Cox). He is also a general editor of the Arden Shakespeare.

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