Shakespeare and the French Borders of English

Shakespeare and the French Borders of English

by Michael Saenger

Paperback(1st ed. 2013)

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ISBN-13: 9781349460236
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Saenger is Associate Professor of English at Southwestern University.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1: The Place of French in England 2: Egoge and Verfremdung 3: Anterior Design: Presenting the Past in Richard II 4: Henry V and 'Imaginary Puissance' 5: Comic Translations in All's Well That Ends Well 6: 'Dead for a ducat': Tragedy and Marginal Risk Conclusion: 'Am I in France?'

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"A signal achievement - illuminating and engaging at every turn." - Patricia Parker, Margery Bailey Professor of English and Dramatic Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature, Stanford University

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