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...

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Main Author: Felperin, Howard (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1977.
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.