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Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History / Edition 1
     

Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History / Edition 1

by Alden T. Vaughan, Virginia Mason Vaughan
 

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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.

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
Sales rank:
238,801
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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