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Imagining Shakespeare : a history of texts and visions

Author: Stephen Orgel; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Houndmills [U.K] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
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In this beautifully 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.  Read more...
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Orgel, Stephen.
Imagining Shakespeare.
Houndmills [U.K] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003
(DLC) 2003051778
(OCoLC)52258347
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Orgel; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230596108 023059610X
OCLC Number: 681924099
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 172 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Imagining Shakespeare --
Staging Clio --
History and Biography --
Magic and History --
The Pornographic Ideal --
Imagining Shylock --
Index.
Responsibility: Stephen Orgel.
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In this beautifully illustrated book, one of the foremost Shakespeareans of our time explores the ways in which Shakespeare has been imagined from his time to ours.  Read more...

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'As ever, Orgel writes with verve and piercing intelligence. He tackles familiar material and brings it up gleaming bright, fresh and new...All in all, the read is a real delight...' - Professor Read more...

 
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