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Word against word : Shakespearean utterance

Author: James R Siemon
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2002.
Series: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Word against Word offers a new approach to Shakespearean drama - in particular Shakespeare's Richard II - through an extended engagement with the Bakhtinian concept of art as a form of social utterance. The book is the first to explore this central Bakhtinian conception and its associated notions of social accent, dialogism, and heteroglossia in the context of drama and of Shakespeare studies." "James R. Siemon  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Siemon, James R.
Word against word.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606889923
Named Person: William Shakespeare; M M Bakhtin; Richard, King of England; William Shakespeare; M M Bakhtin; Richard, King of England; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; M M Bakhtin; Richard, King of England; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Siemon
ISBN: 1558493549 9781558493544
OCLC Number: 48817405
Description: xiii, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Listening around/talking back: Shakespeare and Bakhtin --
When Shakespeare became Shakespeare --
"Word itself against the word": close reading after Volos̆inov --
Landlord, not king: agrarian change and interarticulation --
"Subjected thus": utterance, individuation, and interlocution --
Lamentable tale of me: intonation, politics, and religion in Richard II --
"Shadow of your ... face": reduced laughter and exit wounds.
Series Title: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Responsibility: James R. Siemon.
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Applies the work of M.M. Bakhtin and his circle to the study of Shakespearean drama and, in particular, to Shakespeare's ""Richard II"". The book explores this central Bakhtinian conception and its  Read more...

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An important book, one of the most serious and rewarding contributions to Shakespeare studies that I have read in recent years.... it will be a significant point of reference for historically and Read more...

 
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