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Strands afar remote : Israeli perspectives on Shakespeare

Author: Avraham Oz
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1998.
Series: International studies in Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume, containing a representative, yet somewhat diffused gathering of Israeli Shakespearean criticism, attests to the cultural pluralism constituting the elusive construct of modern Israeli culture, still struggling for self-definition.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Strands afar remote.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1998
(OCoLC)607128475
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avraham Oz
ISBN: 0874135974 9780874135978
OCLC Number: 36909573
Language Note: Some essays translated from Hebrew.
Notes: Published in association with the International Shakespeare Association.
Description: 307 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Innocent Arrows and Sexy Sticks: The Rival Economies of Male Friendship and Heterosexual Love in The Merchant of Venice / Zvi Jagendorf --
The Rhetoric of Exclusion: Jew, Moor, and the Boundaries of Discourse in The Merchant of Venice / Alan Rosen --
"The Poor Sequestered Stag": St. Augustine Metaphor in As You Like It / Ahuva Belkin --
"I See a Voice": The Desire for Representation and the Rape of Voice / Elizabeth Freund --
"War and Lechery Confound All": Identity and Agency in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida / Michael Yogev --
Motive and Meaning in All's Well That Ends Well / Ruth Nevo --
The Isolation of the Tragic Protagonist: Tragedy and Richard III / Baruch Kurzweill --
Prophecy as a Cultural Model: The Politics of Tamburlaine and Julius Caesar / Avraham Oz --
Hamlet's Entrails / David Hillman --
Othello and Woyzeck as Tragic Heroes According to Aristotle and Hegel / Yedidia Itzhaki --
Coriolanus and the Compulsion to Repeat / Shuli Barzilai --
Shakespearean Re-Generations in Hebrew: A Study in Historical Poetics / Harai Golomb --
Afterword: "Prosper Our Colours": A Case/Noncase for National Perspectives on Shakespeare and his Contemporaries / Avraham Oz.
Series Title: International studies in Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
Responsibility: edited by Avraham Oz.

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Essays on the reception of Shakespeare's plays in Israel by major Israeli critics.  Read more...

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