Shakespearean representation : mimesis and modernity in Elizabethan tragedy /
We are often told that Shakespeare is our contemporary, yet we insist just as often on the Elizabethan quality of his work as it reflects a culture remote from our own. Beginning with this paradox, Howard Felperin explores the question of modernity in literature. He directs his attention toward seve...
Princeton, New Jersey :
Princeton University Press,
|Series:||Princeton legacy library.
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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Table of Contents:
- Acknowledgments ; CONTENTS; Preface; 1. The Poetics of Modernity: Homer and Others; 2. O' erdoing Termagant: Hamlet ; 3 Plays Within Plays: Othello, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra; 4. A Painted Devil: Macbeth; 5. ""Jacobean Decadence"": Tourneur, Middleton, Webster, Ford; Index.