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Novel Shakespeares : twentieth-century women novelists and appropriation

Author: Julie Sanders
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2001]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Much recent contemporary fiction by women has appropriated and adapted themes and plot structures found in Shakespearean drama. Julie Sanders examines an international spread of such texts,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Sanders
ISBN: 0719058163 9780719058165 0719058155 9780719058158
OCLC Number: 912241664
Description: XI, 258 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: "mere sparks and clandestine glories" - women writers, Shakespeare and appropriation. "Not quite Shakespeare" - Barbara Trapido's "Juggling", intertextuality and keeping off the grass; "we dearly love the bard, sir" - Angela Carter's "Shakespeare"; Kate Atkinson in the "House of Arden"; "we might as well be time travelling" - Shakespeare, narrative and the M bius strip; Iris Murdoch and the theatrical scene; "finding a different sentence" - Marina Warner's "Indigo", or "Mapping the Waters" as palimpset of "The Tempest"; reclaimed from the sea - Leslie Forbes's "Bombay Ice"; including Shakespeare - the novels of Gloria Naylor; "rainy days mean difficult choices" - Jane Smiley's appropriation of "King Lear" in "A Thousand Acres"; "Out of Shakespeare" - other Lears. Conclusion: expanding the canon and casting ripples on the water.
Responsibility: Julie Sanders.

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