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Shakespeare and the Hunt
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Shakespeare and the Hunt

Verkaufsrang2487inSprachen
BuchKartoniert, Paperback
268 Seiten
Englisch
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ZusammenfassungShakespeare 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
ProduktartBuch
EinbandartKartoniert, Paperback
Erscheinungsjahr2006
Erscheinungsdatum01.07.2006
Seiten268 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
MasseBreite 156 mm, Höhe 234 mm, Dicke 14 mm
Gewicht412 g
Artikel-Nr.4148666
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Inhalt/Kritik

InhaltsverzeichnisList 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:...mehr
Kritik'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 '....mehr

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