Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction / John J. Joughin -- Pt. I. Shakespeare's English. 1. Shakespeare's England: Britain's Shakespeare / Graham Holderness and Andrew Murphy. 2. Re-loading the canon: Shakespeare and the study guides / Simon Barker. 3. NATO's pharmacy: Shakespeare by prescription / Richard Wilson -- Pt. II. Contesting the colonial. 4. 'This sceptred isle': Shakespeare and the British problem / Willy Maley. 5. Shakespearian transformations / Ania Loomba. 6. Whose things of darkness? Reading/representing The Tempest in South Africa after April 1994 / Martin Orkin -- Pt. III. Shakespeare at the heart of Europe. 7. A divided heritage: conflicting appropriations of Shakespeare in (East) Germany / Robert Weimann. 8. Past and present Shakespeares: Shakespearian appropriations in Europe / Thomas Healy. 9. Nationalism, nomadism and belonging in Europe / Coriolanus Francis Baker -- Pt. IV. Shakespeare and transnational culture. 10. Shakespeare, national culture and the lure of transnationalism / John J. Joughin. 11. Elizabethan world pictures / Curtis Breight -- Afterword / John Drakakis.
- LCC: PR2971
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: ix, 351 p. ; 23 cm.
- Edition Info: (hbk.)
- Shakespeare, William,1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- Foreign countries
- Shakespeare, William,1564-1616 -- Study and teaching -- Foreign countries
- Shakespeare, William,1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Foreign countries
- National characteristics, English, in literature
- English drama -- Appreciation -- Foreign countries
- Civilization, Modern -- English influences
- Communication, International
- Great Britain -- In literature
- Nationalism in literature
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