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Succeeding King Lear : literature, exposure, and the possibility of politics

Author: Emily Sun
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Investigates Shakespeare's King Lear and its originative power in modern literature with specific attention to the early work of English Romantic poet William Wordsworth and to the American writer  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Wordsworth; James Agee; Walker Evans; James Agee; Walker Evans; William Shakespeare; William Wordsworth; William Shakespeare; James Agee; Walker Evans; William Wordsworth; William Shakespeare; William Wordsworth; James Agee; Walker Evans; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Sun
ISBN: 9780823232802 0823232808 9780823232819 0823232816 9780823232826 0823232824
OCLC Number: 491916974
Description: x, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Shakespeare. Sovereignty, exposure, theater: a reading of King Lear --
Wordsworth. Wordsworth on the heath: tragedy, autobiography, and the revolutionary spectator; Poetry against indifference : responding to "The discharged soldier" --
Agee and Evans. From the division of labor to the discovery of the common: James Agee and Walker Evans's Let us now praise famous men.
Responsibility: Emily Sun.
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"Emily Sun subtly and lucidly explores the role of literature as that which 'exposes us to the possibility of an aesthetics and politics of plurality.' Framing her powerful readings with King Lear as Read more...

 
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