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Imagining Shakespeare a history of texts and visions by Stephen Orgel

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementStephen Orgel.
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LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 172 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22542275M
ISBN 101403911770

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Imagining Shakespeare shows Orgel at his best - lucid, incisive, lively, learned, and always surprising as he teases out the implications of 'what we mean by Shakespeare', as well as how and what Shakespeare can mean. The essays are each subtle, supple, and always wonderfully alert. They are dense and complex but beautifully by: In this beautifully illustrated book, one of the foremost Shakespeareans of our time explores the ways in which Shakespeare has been imagined from his time to ours. Drawing on performance history, textual history and the visual arts (including a Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Imagining Shakespeare's Wife examines representations of Hathaway, from the earliest depictions and details in the eighteenth century, to contemporary portrayals in theatre, biographies and novels. Residing in the nexus between Shakespeare's life and works, Hathaway has been constructed to explain the women in the plays but also composed from Cited by: 2. Imagining Shakespeare's Wife examines representations of Hathaway, from the earliest depictions and details in the eighteenth century, to contemporary portrayals in theatre, biographies and novels. Residing in I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review/5.

  Imagining Shakespeare’s Wife is a critique of nearly all prior attempts by contemporaries, historians, writers, tourists, and fans to personify a woman that we simply cannot know on a deeper level. Scheil does an excellent job presenting the facts we know about Anne Hathaway and then casting light on how she came to be characterized. In this beautifully illustrated book, one of the foremost Shakespeareans of our time explores the ways in which Shakespeare has been imagined from his time to ours. Drawing on performance history, textual history and the visual arts (including a fascinating chapter on portraiture), Imagining Shakespeare displays throughout the cultural versatility Price Range: $ - $ About this book Introduction Drawing on performance history, textual history and the visual arts (including a fascinating chapter on portraiture), Imagining Shakespeare displays throughout the cultural versatility, elegance, lucidity and wit which have . For a pledge of $25, I will send you a single, signed copy of the book "Imagining Shakespeare" via US mail or if you are local, by having a great big party where you can pick it up in person! All you have to do is pledge $25/per copy today! Less.

Get this from a library! Imagining Shakespeare: a history of texts and visions. [Stephen Orgel] -- "In this illustrated book, one of the foremost Shakespeareans of our time explores the ways in which Shakespeare has been imagined from his time to . In this beautifully illustrated book, one of the foremost Shakespeareans of our time explores the ways in which Shakespeare has been imagined from his time to ours. Drawing on performance history, textual history and the visual arts (including a fascinating chapter on portraiture), Imagining Shakespeare displays throughout the cultural versatility.   Read "Imagining Shakespeare's Original Audience, Groundlings, Gallants, Grocers" by Bettina Boecker available from Rakuten Kobo. Comparatively little is known about Shakespeare's first audiences. This study argues that the Elizabethan audience is an Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Scheil (She Hath Been Reading), an associate professor of English at the University of Minnesota, has not written a book about Shakespeare’s wife, but about the various myths surrounding Anne.