Shakespeare and Appropriation

Shakespeare and Appropriation

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The vitality of our culture is still often measured by the status Shakespeare has within it. Contemporary readers and writers continue to exploit Shakespeare's cultural afterlife in a vivid and creative way. This fascinating collection of original essays shows how writers' efforts to imitate, contradict, compete with, and reproduce Shakespeare keep him in the cultural conversation. The essays: * analyze the methods and motives of Shakespearean appropriation * investigate theoretically the return of the repressed author in discussions of Shakespeare's cultural function * put int.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (xvi, 240 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Sawyer, Robert 1953-
Desmet, Christy 1954-


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