Imagining Shakespeare

Imagining Shakespeare

A History of Texts and Visions

Book - 2003
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"In this illustrated book, one of the foremost Shakespeareans of our time explores the ways in which Shakespeare has been imagined from his time to ours. In wide-ranging discussions of plays as disparate as Henry V, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, and The Winter's Tale, six richly detailed chapters anatomize the changing nature of dramatic representation over the centuries. Drawing on performance history, textual history and the visual arts, including a fascinating chapter on Shakespearean portraiture, Imagining Shakespeare displays throughout the cultural versatility, elegance, lucidity, and wit which have become the hallmarks of Stephen Orgel's style."--Jacket.
Publisher: Houndmills [U.K] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003
ISBN: 9781403911773
1403911770
Branch Call Number: 822.33 Eor 2003
Characteristics: xvi, 172 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

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