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Shakespeare's universal wolf : studies in early modern reification

Author: Hugh Grady
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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Shakespeare was neither a Royalist defender of order and hierarchy nor a consistently radical champion of social equality, but rather simultaneously radical and conservative as a critic of emerging forms of modernity. Hugh Grady argues that Shakespeare's social criticism in fact often parallels that of critics of modernity from our own Postmodernist era. Thus the broad analysis of modernity produced by Marx,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Grady
ISBN: 019813004X 9780198130048
OCLC Number: 34966033
Description: viii, 241 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Hugh Grady.
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This work argues that Shakespeare's social criticism often parallels that of critics of modernity from our own postmodernist era. The readings of "Troilus and Cressida", "Othello", "King Lear", and  Read more...

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Grady admirably seeks to restore the criticism of the past fifteen years to its political beginnings. John Michael Archer, Shakespeare Quarterly

 
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