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Historicizing Shakespeare

Historicizing Shakespeare

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    3rd series, vol.5, no.1, special issue of Literature & history.

    Other titlesLiterature & history., Literature and history.
    Statementeditor Alan Armstrong.
    ContributionsArmstrong, Alan.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17286977M

    section, 'Historicizing Form', explores from a variety of perspectives the historical and political sources, meanings and functions of Shakespeare's dramatic forms. The second section, 'Re-Forming History', uses This book untitled Shakespeare and Historical Formalism to be one of several books . In terms of historical facts and events, Shakespeare relied on the Chronicle of England, Scotland and Ireland () by Raphael Holinshed. Shakespeare also drew on other sources, for example the anonymous history play The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth () and Hall's The Union of the Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and York.

    ‘There is so much of interest in Brian Gibbon’s Shakespeare and Multiplicity, each chapter warrants more attention than is here allowed. As an exercise in historicizing a play to open up new, important perspectives in a clear, subtle and engaging manner, his chapter on Cymbeline and Britain is exemplary, and this standard of criticism is sustained throughout the book . Reframing Yeats, the first critical study of its kind, uses a focus on genre and allusion to engage with a broad range of W. B. Yeats's writings, examining instances of his poetry, autobiographical writings, criticism, and drama. Identifying a schism in recent Yeatsian criticism between biographical and formalist methodologies, Armstrong's study combines an historicist perspective with close.

      This book considers early modern and postmodern ideals of health, vigor, ability, beauty, well-being, and happiness, uncovering and historicizing the complex negotiations among physical embodiment, emotional response, and communally-sanctioned behavior in Shakespeare. " Lisa Jardine begins Reading Shakespeare Historically by admitting that, ‘In a book with ‘history’ in its title there must surely be some treatment of a Shakespearean history play. And indeed I do consider it a crucial part of my critical argument for ‘reading Shakespeare historically’ that my approach will produce a distinctive version of Henry V’ (6).


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