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Shakespeare and carnival : after Bakhtin

Author: Ronald Knowles
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Series: Early modern literature in history.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays is the first to reassess a range of Shakespeare's plays in relation to carnivalesque theory. Contributors re-historicize the carnivalesque in different ways, offering both a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; M M Bakhtin; M Bakhtin; William Shakespeare; M M Bahtin; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Mikhail Mikhaïlovitch Bakhtine; M M Bakhtin; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Knowles
ISBN: 0333711416 9780333711415 0333711424 9780333711422 0312212771 9780312212773
OCLC Number: 37761809
Description: x, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A short report and not otherwise / Stephen Longstaffe --
Carnival and death in Romeo and Juliet / Ronald Knowles --
The carnivalesque in A midsummer night's dream / David Wiles --
Shakespeare's battle of carnival and Lent / Franc̜ois Laroque --
Facing Puritanism / Kristen Poole --
The evacuation of Falstaff (The merry wives of Windsor) / Jonathan Hall --
Towards a theory of play and the carnivalesque in Hamlet / Phyllis Gorfain --
Shakespeare's carnival and the sacred, The winter's tale and Measure for measure / Anthony Gash --
Swimming on bladders : the dialogics of reformation in Shakespeare & Fletcher's Henry VIII / Gordon McMullan.
Series Title: Early modern literature in history.
Other Titles: Shakespeare and carnival after Bakhtin
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Knowles.

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'There is no concept more productive in Shakespeare studies than Carnival, yet no one more controversial than Mikhail Bakhtin, the critic who taught Shakespeareans to apply it. 'Shakespeare and Read more...

 
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