Victorian Shakespeare Volume 2: Literature and Culture

Victorian Shakespeare Volume 2: Literature and Culture

by Gail Marshall
     
 

Victorian Shakespeare (Volume 2): Literature and Culture explores some of the responses to Shakespeare by leading nineteenth-century novelists, poets and critics including Dickens, Trollope, Eliot, Tennyson, Browning and Ruskin. Through certain key plays, especially Hamlet and Othello, Shakespeare provided them with ways of thinking about

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Victorian Shakespeare (Volume 2): Literature and Culture explores some of the responses to Shakespeare by leading nineteenth-century novelists, poets and critics including Dickens, Trollope, Eliot, Tennyson, Browning and Ruskin. Through certain key plays, especially Hamlet and Othello, Shakespeare provided them with ways of thinking about the authority of the past, about the emergence of a new mass culture, about the relations between artistic and industrial production, about the nature of creativity, about racial and sexual difference, about individual and national identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403911179
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/17/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.75(d)

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