Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History / Edition 1

Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History / Edition 1

by Alden T. Vaughan, Virginia Mason Vaughan
     
 

ISBN-10: 052145817X

ISBN-13: 9780521458177

Pub. Date: 05/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Shakespeare's Caliban examines The Tempest's "savage and deformed slave" as a fascinating but ambiguous literary creation with a remarkably diverse history. The authors, one a historian and the other a Shakespearean, explore the cultural background of Caliban's creation in 1611 and his disparate metamorphoses to the present time.  See more details below

Overview

Shakespeare's Caliban examines The Tempest's "savage and deformed slave" as a fascinating but ambiguous literary creation with a remarkably diverse history. The authors, one a historian and the other a Shakespearean, explore the cultural background of Caliban's creation in 1611 and his disparate metamorphoses to the present time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521458177
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
1 PBK ED
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on editions; Introduction; 1. Caliban in Shakespeare's text; Part I. Origins: 2. Historical contexts; 3. Literary contexts; Part II. Receptions: 4. Literary criticism; 5. The American school; 6. Colonial metaphors; 7. Stage history; 8. Filmography; 9. Artists' renditions; 10. Poetic invocations; Conclusion; 11. Caliban's Odyssey; Notes; Index.

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