Who Killed Shakespeare?: What's Happened to English Since the Radical Sixties

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This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating, and sources; character analysis; comic elements and verbal conceits; evidence of authorship; performance analysis; and feminist interpretations. Alongside theater reviews, production photographs, and critical commentary, the volume also includes essays written by practicing theater artists who have worked on the play. An index by name, literary work, and concept rounds out this valuable resource.
 

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Alas, poor Shakespeare. Students knew him well before the Age of Aquarius turned into the Information Age. Nowadays, it seems that the study of humanities has taken a backseat to more career-oriented ... Ler resenha completa

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Whats Happened to English since the Radical Sixties
13
English Departments as Heterotopias
31
Antitheory and Its Antitheses
47
How the New Historicism Grew Old And Gained Its Tale
69
Postcolonialism and Its Discontents
95
Between Liberalism and Marxism
125
Informania U
151
or What Happens after Posthistory?
179
Notes
203
Bibliography
219
Index
233
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Patrick Brantlinger Rudy Professor of English at Indiana University. He is the author of several books, includingCrusoe's Footprints, published by Routledge. His other publications include Bread and Circuses, Fictions of State, The Reading Lesson: The Threat of Mass Literacy in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction and Rule of Darkness: British Literature and Imperialism, 1830-1914.

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