Shakespeares Cross Cultural Encounter

Full Title Shakespeares Cross Cultural Encounter
ISBN 0312217218
ISBN13 9780312217211
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Authors De Sousa
Geraldo U. De Sousa
Sousa De Sousa
Edition REV
Overview

A study of tragedies, comedies, romances, and histories, this book examines the dynamic interplay of three concepts-gender, text, and habitat-as metaphors for cross-cultural definition. The book focuses on the cross-cultural experience, arguing that Shakespeare reinterprets, refashions, and reinscribes stage aliens such as Jews, Moors, Amazons and gypsies and thus interrogates a Eurocentric perspective and the caricatures that cultures create of one another. Writing in an accessible, compelling style, de Sousa recovers a wealth of information on race and gender relations in early modern Europe.

Dimensions 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)
Subjects Literary Criticism - General & Miscellaneous
English Drama - 16th-17th Century - Elizabethan & Jacobean Eras - Shakespeare - Literary Criticism
Renaissance - History
English Drama - General & Miscellaneous - Literary Criticism
Society & Culture in Lit

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