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Beginning shakespeare.

Author: Lisa Hopkins
Publisher: Manchester University Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Introduces students to the study of Shakespeare and grounds their understandings of his work in theoretical discourses. By addressing what is primarily at stake in the major theoretical approaches to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Hopkins
ISBN: 9780719064234 0719064236
OCLC Number: 1023205126
Description: 224 sidor ; 19.7 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Critical HistoriesI. 1598-1741: A bumpy rideii. 1741-1904: Enter Shakespeariii. Enshrinementiv. A.C.Bradley and character studyv. The Thirties: images and patternsvi. Tillyard and the 'Elizabethan world picture'vii. Jan Kott: Shakespeare our contemporary2. PsychoanalysisI. Freud and his early followersii. C.G. Jung and the theory of 'types and archetypes'iii. Jacques Lacan and the theory of the subjectiv. Post-Lacanian psychoanalytical approaches3. New HistoricismI. Stephen Greenblatt: 'invisible bullets'ii. Louis Montrose: New Historicism meets psychoanalysisiii. Leonard Tennenhouse and the interests of poweriv. Later developments: New Historicism meets gender4. Cultural MaterialismI. Political Shakespeare: a landmark textii. Dollimore and Sinfield: literature and poweriii. Terence Hawkes and the politics of meaning 5. New factualismsI. The 'new biography'ii. Attribution studiesiii. Editing6. Gender studies and queer theoryI. Boy actorsii. Political feminismsiii. Queer theory7. Postcolonial criticismI. 'The Tempest'ii. Postcolonial 'Tempests'iii. 'Othello'8. Shakespeare in performance I. 'Henry V' in performanceii. The Olivier versioniii. Stratford-upon-Avoniv. Political performance criticism? -- .
Series Title: BEGINNINGS


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