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Revisionist Shakespeare

transitional ideologies in texts and contexts
  • 212 Pages
  • 3.88 MB
  • English
Palgrave Macmillan , New York
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views., Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century., Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century., Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century., Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century., Political plays, English -- History and criticism., Social problems in literature., Politics in litera


Great Britain, En

StatementPaul Cefalu.
LC ClassificationsPR3017 .C44 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3303438M
ISBN 10140396484X
LC Control Number2004044577

Usefully enriched by attention to intellectual history and literary form, Revisionist Shakespeare comes as a welcome qualification of new historicism and cultural materialism alike.

No serious student of Shakespeare and early modern literature can afford to overlook this book."--Douglas Bruster, author of Shakespeare and the Question of CultureCited by: 4. About this book Introduction Rather than argue that Shakespearean drama allegorizes historical transitions and ideological polarization, Revisionist Shakespeare argues that Shakespeare's plays explore the nature of internally contradictory Early Modern institutions and belief-systems that are only indirectly related to competing political and.

Review of Shakespeare/ de Vere Controversy J T Looney: Shakespeare Identified Pioneering revisionist Shakespeare work, with surprising implications, J Looney's double-o is for emphasis, in some languages, e.g. Dutch, as in 'brooch'—everyone points out he isn't pronounced to rhyme with 'loony'.

Revisionism. Book reviews on topics onf revisionist type 'Revisionism' in many subjects. Dante, Shakespeare, Luther, Knox, Johnson, Rousseau, Burns, Cromwell and Napoleon.

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His books led him. Yet “revisionist” is only implicitly applied to Cefalu's own approach. It is a stance that his book wishes to postulate for Shakespeare's plays themselves. He wants to prove that they do not conform to historical models of transition connected to “a Whig-Marxist account of the rise of capitalism” (1).

Whereas traditional scholarship assumed that William Shakespeare used the medieval past as a negative foil to legitimate the present, Shakespeare, Catholicism, and the Middle Ages offers a revisionist.

This book offers a revisionist perspective of Shakespeare, arguing that the playwright valorizes the Middle Ages in order to critique the oppressive nature of the Tudor-Stuart state.

Alfred Thomas explores how Shakespeare repossessed the medieval past to articulate political and religious dissent. The texts were combined as one version in editions of the play for centuries, until a revisionist movement in the s argued that Shakespeare had.

Historical revisionism is the means by which the historical record, the history of a society, as understood in its collective memory, continually integrates new facts and interpretations of the events that are commonly understood as historian and American Historical Association member James M.

McPherson has said. The fourteen-thousand members of this association, however, know. Revisionist Shakespeare appropriates revisionist history in order to both criticize traditional transitional interpretations of Shakespearean drama and to offer a new methodology for understanding.

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“Past is Prologue This book was written observing the premise that the seeds of Holocaust denial take root and prosper with misinformation. Clarity and transparency are imperative, as they leave no room for denial theories that would deprive the victims justice, or rob the living of a future.

Get this from a library. Revisionist Shakespeare: transitional ideologies in texts and contexts. [Paul Cefalu] -- Shakespeare's critics have often claimed that plays such as The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, and Coriolanus allegorize the ways in which class conflict influences the transition from feudalism to.

In Tasmania by Nicholas Shakespeare pp, Harvill, £ In Tasmania is an outsider's tale - an outsider who wishes to be an insider - and on this count Nicholas Shakespeare was lucky.

This book represents brilliant revisionist history centered on the Shakespeare authorship question controversy and a fascinating conspiracy/mystery story. Looking at a timeline literature production starting at the birth of Shakespeare & Marlowe in to ages 29 in one can decipher from the book that Marlowe translated Ovid's Elegies Reviews: 6.

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Talking to the Kill Shakespeare folk at MCM London Comic Con, I learned that, now that this revisionist Shakespeare comic book has been transformed into. The specific connection between Persons and Shakespeare, upon which Speed was grounding his attack, is to be found in Persons’ account Of Three Conversions of England, published inand its connection with Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part I.

Persons’ work was effectively a piece of revisionist history in which he refutes John Foxe’s. Or is all the Catholic revisionism, as Germaine Greer dismissively puts it in her new book, Shakespeare’s Wife, little more than “modish brouhaha”.

NPR: Book Reviews Summary judgment on books of note, from NPR personalities, independent booksellers and critics from across the public-radio spectrum. Dickens, The English Reformation (London, ), a book widely hailed upon its first publication as a definitive and unimpeachable study.

4 G. Elton, Reform and Reformation: England, (London, ), 5 "Revisionism" became firmly established as the. This book answers these questions and many others from the down-to-earth viewpoint of attorney Daniel Wiegand who, after confronting his own questions about Christianity and Catholicism, explored the Bible and became a born again, Bible believing, Spirit filled, Catholic.

If you're not familiar with the term "born again," don't worry. Kesson’s isn’t the only revisionist take in The Shakespeare Circle, which in general assumes a reader versed in Shakespeare’s life and major works who has read at least one other biography.

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Through detailed close readings of plays by Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare - in particular Volpone, Richard II and The Winter's Tale - and analyses of criminal trial procedures, the book constructs a revisionist account of the nature of representation on the early modern stage.

Finally, The RSC Shakespeare or Modern Library Shakespeare (ed. Bate and Rasmussen) opts for reprinting the First Folio texts over any others when available.

The First Folio is one of the most important and influential books of all time, and as far as I can tell Bate and Rasmussen have edited it well, but I don’t think it holds editorial. This revisionist view began to change in the age of Garrick but that change gained momentum only in the nineteenth century, and even then was inhibited by a false sense of historicity concentrated on the nominal setting of the plays' actions, so that these were recreated with elaborate detail from the time of Charles Kean, reaching a climax.

This book explores the vision and talents of a controversial group of artists who, depending on one's perspective, either revitalized or disfigured the standard dramatic repertoire by adapting canonical dramas for the contemporary American stage.

Amy S. Green's critical history features the. The Revisionist Andy Warhol PEOPLE Posted: J am Over the last half-century, Warhol has been merchandised into the trite, plastic banality he supposedly critiqued, but as Blake Gopnik reminds us, the artist is much harsher, and more cynical, than we sometimes credit.

A potentially interesting revisionist take on Shakespeare, and there are places where Asquith's interpretation of the plays seems compelling.

Unfortunately, the interesting elements are swamped by the way that Asquith attempts to shoehorn everything into a simplistic historical framework in which the Reformation was unambiguously negative/5(32).Talking to the Kill Shakespeare folk at MCM London Comic Con, I learned that, now that this revisionist Shakespeare comic book has been transformed into a board game and a stage show, Kill.