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Shakespeare and the Hunt
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Shakespeare and the Hunt

Ranking2489inSprachen
BookPaperback
268 pages
English
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SummaryShakespeare and the Hunt is a book-length 2001 study of Shakespeare's works in relation to the culture of the hunt in Elizabethan and Jacobean society. Situating Shakespeare's works in this rich cultural context, Berry illuminates the plays from fresh angles and explores topics generally unfamiliar to Shakespeareans.
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ISBN/GTIN978-0-521-03058-8
Product TypeBook
BindingPaperback
Publishing year2006
Publishing date01/07/2006
Pages268 pages
LanguageEnglish
SizeWidth 156 mm, Height 234 mm, Thickness 14 mm
Weight412 g
Article no.4148666
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Content/Review

Table of ContentList of illustrations; Preface; Glossary; 1. Introduction: the culture of the hunt and Shakespeare; 2. Huntresses in Venus and Adonis and Love's Labour Lost; 3. 'Solemn' hunting in Titus Andronicus and Julius Caesar; 4. The 'manning' of Katherine: falconry in The Taming of the Shrew; 5. The 'rascal' Falstaff in Windsor; 6. Pastoral hunting in As You Like It; 7. Political hunting: Prospero and James I; 8. Conclusion:...more
Critique'This is a comprehensive, stimulating, necessary, and very informative study ...' Folio 'This exploration produces an admirably immediate picture of the world of the English hunt in the decades surrounding 1600. ... anyone interested in the history of hunting as sport - regardless of his or her acquaintance with Shakespeare - will find reading this book worth the effort.' The International Journal of the History of Sport '....more