The whirligig of time : essays on Shakespeare and Czechoslovakia (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The whirligig of time : essays on Shakespeare and Czechoslovakia

Author: Zdeněk Stříbrný; Lois Potter
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Whirligig of Time is a collection of essays written in English by the eminent Czech Shakespearean scholar Zdenek Stribrny, Professor of English and American Literature at Charles University, Prague. Banned from teaching in 1970 in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia, he was obliged to publish some of his writings under the names of others before being reinstated in 1990. The introduction, an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stříbrný, Zdeněk.
Whirligig of time.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607626735
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zdeněk Stříbrný; Lois Potter
ISBN: 0874139562 9780874139563
OCLC Number: 70167841
Description: 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "The dark backward and abyss of time": an essay in autobiography --
"Time's subjects" in Shakespeare's plays some affinities between Shakespeare's age and ours --
The genesis of double time in pre-Shakespearean and Shakespearean drama --
The idea and image of time in Shakespeare's early histories --
The Idea and image of time in Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy --
Time in Troilus and Cressida --
Place and time in The winter's tale --
Shakespeare in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic --
Shakespeare in Czechoslovakia --
Shakespeare today --
Recent Hamlets in Prague, and a postscript --
Shakespeare and Perestroika --
Shakespeare in the cold: production and criticism in former Communist countries.
Responsibility: Zdeněk Stříbrný ; edited by Lois Potter.
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Prefaced by an autobiographical introduction, this work collects papers on Shakespeare, most of which were written originally in English, from various periods of his eventful career. The two main  Read more...

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