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Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now

Author: James Shapiro; Bill Clinton
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : The Library of America, [2014] ©2014
Series: Library of America, 251.
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This anthology traces the surprising story of how Americans made Shakespeare their own through a wide range of genres. The writers included range from the 1800s to the present day, and offer testimony to Shakespeare's profound and enduring influence --
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Shapiro; Bill Clinton
ISBN: 9781598532951 1598532952 1461958571 9781461958574
OCLC Number: 852221406
Description: xxxi, 724 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The pausing American loyalist (1776) / Anonymous --
Epilogue to Coriolanus (1778) / Jonathan M. Sewall --
The tragic genius of Shakspeare : an ode (1787) / Peter Markoe --
Letter to John Quincy Adams (1805) / John Adams --
Stratford-on-Avon (1820) / Washington Irving --
Prize ode (1824) / Charles Sprague --
The character of Desdemona (1836) / John Quincy Adams --
Hazlitt's characters of Shakspeare (1845) / Edgar Allan Poe --
First impressions of Miss Cushman's "Romeo" (1846) / J.M.W. --
"Indians of North America" (1848) / Maungwudaus --
Account of the terrific and fatal riot at the New-York Astor Place Opera House (1849) / Anonymous --
Shakspeare; or, The poet (1850) / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Hawthorne and his Mosses (1850) / Herman Melville --
Ira Aldridge (1862) / William Wells Brown --
Recollections of a gifted woman (1863) / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Drama's vitallest expression is the common day (1863) / Emily Dickinson --
Address delivered at the opening of the New Theatre at Richmond (1863) / Henry Timrod --
Letter to James H. Hackett (1863) / Abraham Lincoln --
The killing of Julius Caesar "localized" (1864) / Mark Twain --
Shakespeare, Tercentennial Celebration, April 23, 1864 / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Letter to the National Intelligencer (1865) / John Wilkes Booth --
"The coming storm" (1866) / Herman Melville --
"Shylock," a burlesque (c. 1867) / G.W.H. Griffin --
Othello (1869) / Mary Preston --
In the old churchyard at Fredericksburg (1870) / Frederick Wadsworth Loring --
What lurks behind Shakspere's historical plays? (1884) / Walt Whitman --
The art of Edwin Booth : Hamlet (1893) / William Winter --
Shakespeare (1895) / William Dean Howells --
From Between the acts (1894) : Antony and Cleopatra (1895) / Willa Cather --
Shakespeare's Americanisms (1895) / Henry Cabot Lodge --
A modern Lear (1895) / Jane Addams --
The Hiartville Shakespeare Club (1896) / Belle Marshall Locke --
The birthplace (1903) / Henry James --
Autobiographical dictation (1909) / Mark Twain --
Shakespeare : made in America (1915) / George Santayana --
'Out, out--' (1916) / Robert Frost --
Shakespeare's heroines as human beings (1916) / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
Heart of the race (1916) / Charles Mills Gayley --
Hamlet and his problems (1919) / T.S. Eliot --
To Mark Anthony in heaven (1920) / William Carlos Williams --
Shakespeares of 1922 / Lorenz Hart and Morrie Ryskind --
John Barrymore's Hamlet (1922) / Stark Young --
Shakespeare for America (1931) / George F. Whicher --
Shakespeare and American culture (1932) / Joseph Quincy Adams --
The Macbeth murder mystery (1937) / James Thurber --
Orson Welles's Julius Caesar (1937) / Sidney B. Whipple --
Japanese Hamlet (1939) / Toshio Mori --
Shakespeare in Harlem (1942) / Langston Hughes --
Paul Robeson's Othello (1943) / Samuel Sillen --
Laurence Olivier's Henry V (1946) / James Agee --
Preface to G.I. Hamlet (1947) / Maurice Evans --
Brush up your Shakespeare (1948) / Cole Porter --
The abuse of greatness (1953) / Hollis Alpert --
The immortal bard (1954) / Isaac Asimov --
Shakespeare's last word : justice and redemption (1955) / John Berryman --
Hipsters, flipsters, and finger-poppin' daddies (1955) / Lord Buckley --
Carlus (1960) / Hyam Plutzik --
General Macbeth (1962) / Mary McCarthy --
After dark (1966) / Adrienne Rich --
Orson Welles : there ain't no way (1967) / Pauline Kael --
From Run-through (1972) / John Houseman --
But soft ... real soft (1975) / Woody Allen --
Caliban in blue (1976) / Walter McDonald --
Cora Lee (1982) / Gloria Naylor --
West Side Story (1985) / Dramatists Guild Landmark Symposium --
The Shakespeare marathon (1989) / Frank Rich and Joseph Papp --
Address to the Royal Society of Arts (1989) / Sam Wanamaker --
Shakespeare in Iceland (1996) / Jane Smiley --
Actors (1998) / Cynthia Ozick --
Daily grind (2002) / BJ Ward --
From NETS (2004) / Jen Bervin.
Series Title: Library of America, 251.
Responsibility: James Shapiro, editor ; foreword by President Bill Clinton.

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This anthology traces the surprising story of how Americans made Shakespeare their own through a wide range of genres. The writers included range from the 1800s to the present day, and offer testimony to Shakespeare's profound and enduring influence --

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