Shakespeare in his time and ours
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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame [Ind.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Statement[by] Paul N. Siegel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2976 .S46
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 260 p.
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17757886M

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Shakespeare in Our Time: A Shakespeare Association of America Collection. by Dympna Callaghan (Editor), Suzanne Gossett (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. 5/5(1). Shakespeare in his time and ours by Paul N. Siegel; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Criticism and interpretation; People: William Shakespeare (). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: I. "Shakespeare and Our Time's Malaise" --II."The Chief Controversy in Shakespearean Criticism Today" --III."Christianity and the Religion of Love in Romeo and Juliet" --IV."Shakespeare Knelling-Resurrection Pattern and the Meaning of King Lear" --V. "Shakespeare and the Neo . Shakespeare in Our Time Shakespeare in Our Time Brutus anticipates that the murder of Caesar will be ‘acted over,/ In states unborn and accents yet unknown’ (Julius Caesar ).

By covering the range of Shakespeare's work in his time and ours, this myriad-minded book deepens and enriches our understanding of the great poet and unparalleled playwright's : Hardcover.   Shakespeare was a man ahead of both his time and ours, writes Kiernan Ryan. At their most powerful, his plays are out of sync with both his epoch . The sonnets were also written about this time, though they were not published until In , Shakespeare became a founding member, actor, playwright and shareholder of the Lord Chamberlain's Men. Richard Burbage was the company's leading actor. He played roles such as Richard III, Hamlet, Othello and Lear. To fully appreciate Shakespeare, it's best to see his plays live on stage. It’s a sad fact that today we typically study Shakespeare's plays out of books and forego the live experience. It’s important to remember that the Bard was not writing for today’s literary readership, but for a live : Lee Jamieson.

William Shakespeare’s Life & Times In his 52 years of life William Shakespeare transformed himself from the son of a small-town glovemaker to a favorite playwright of Queen Elizabeth and King James. Today he is celebrated as the most popular writer in the English language. By covering the range of Shakespeare's work in his time and ours, this myriad-minded book deepens and enriches our understanding of the great poet and unparalleled playwright's accomplishments.   Reviews “Shakespeare in Our Time is an invaluable source in presenting illuminating and intriguing approaches to Shakespeare's plays. In its twenty articles it is ultimately a challenging conversation among distinguished scholars of the early modern period. The chapters raise interesting and innovative concerns, such as American appropriation, social context, Shakespeare's sources, and text.   William Shakespeare (), considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and England’s national poet, has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright.