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Shakespeare and material culture

Author: Catherine Richardson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
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What is the significance of Shylock's ring in "The Merchant of Venice"? How does Shakespeare create Gertrude's closet in "Hamlet"? How and why does Ariel prepare a banquet in "The Tempest"? In order to answer these and other questions, "Shakespeare and material culture" explores performance from the perspective of the material conditions of staging. In a period just starting to be touched by the allure of consumer  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Richardson
ISBN: 9780199562282 0199562288 9780199562275 019956227X
OCLC Number: 711831492
Description: xii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: early modern material culture --
Personal possessions --
Dressing and cross-dressing --
Household, rooms and the spaces within --
Banquet and celebration --
Words and things.
Series Title: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Responsibility: Catherine Richardson.
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What is the significance of Shylock's ring in The Merchant of Venice? How does Shakespeare create Gertrude's closet in Hamlet? Why does Ariel prepare a banquet in The Tempest? In order to answer  Read more...

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