ISBN-10:
0521458536
ISBN-13:
9780521458535
Pub. Date:
05/12/1994
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN-10:
0521458536
ISBN-13:
9780521458535
Pub. Date:
05/12/1994
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference / Edition 1

Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference / Edition 1

by John Gillies John Gillies

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Overview

Shakespeare's images of the exotic are shown to be firmly based on the margins of contemporary maps; and examination of the icons and emblems of maps raises questions about the mapmakers' overt intentions and instinctive assumptions, and reveals connections between the semiology of a map and that of the theater.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521458535
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/12/1994
Series: Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture , #4
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Mapping the other: Vico, Shakespeare and the geography of difference; 2. Of 'voyages and exploration: geography: maps'; 3. Theatres of the world; 4. 'The open worlde': the exotic in Shakespeare; 5. The frame of the new geography.

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