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Alternative Shakespeares

Volume 2


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Alternative Shakespeares: Volume 2 consists of nine entirely new essays by some of the world's leading Shakespearean critics, plus an invaluable introduction by Terence Hawkes and an afterword by the editor of the first volume, John Drakakis. The topics include: sexuality and gender language and power race and Shakespeare's Britain new historicist criticism the 'gaze' of the audience blackface make-up in Othello In abandoning forever the search for any final and definitive 'meaning' in any of Shakespeare's plays, the contributors to Alternative Shakespeares: Volume 2 present an exciting and ultimately liberating challenge to Shakespeare studies. This is Shakespeare for the 21st century. Ania Loomba, Stanford University; Philip Armstrong, University of Auckland; Bruce Smith, Georgetown University; Keir Elam, Universita di Firenze; Margreta de Grazia, University of London; Steven Mulla

Author Biography

Terence Hawkes is Emeritus Professor of English at Cardiff University. He is the author of a number of books, including That Shakespherian Rag and Meaning By Shakespeare, and is General Editor of the Accents on Shakespeare series.
Release date NZ
September 26th, 1996
Edited by Terence Hawkes
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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