Shakespeare and European politics /
edited by Dirk Delabastita, Jozef de Vos, and Paul Franssen ; with a foreword by Ton Hoenselaars.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2008.
385 p.
0874130042 (alk. paper), 9780874130041 (alk. paper)
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Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2008.
0874130042 (alk. paper)
9780874130041 (alk. paper)
general note
A selection of papers from the international conference Shakespeare and European Politics, hosted in Utrecht in December 2003 by the universities of Utrecht, Namur, and Ghent, in conjunction with the Shakespeare Society of the Low Countries.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Forewordp. 9
General Introductionp. 13
Geography, History, and Politics
Introductionp. 31
Making Shakespeare Nationalp. 36
Twenty-three Skidoo: Bringing Home the Bardp. 56
"Here in Vienna": The Setting of Measure for Measure and the Political Semiology of Shakespeare's Europep. 74
Shakespeare, Joyce, and the Politics of European Traditionsp. 90
Politics and/on the Stage
Introductionp. 105
Shakespeare, Napoleon, and Juan de Grimaldi: Cultural Politics and French Troops in Spainp. 109
Coriolanus in France from 1933 to 1977: Two Extreme Interpretationsp. 124
Der Merchant von Velence: The Merchant of Venice in London, Berlin, and Budapest during World War IIp. 143
Measuring the "Most Cheerful Barrack": Shakespeare's
Measure for Measure in Hungary under the Kadar Regime (1964-85)p. 158
Feminist Movement and the Balance of Power in John Cranko's Ballet The Taming of the Shrew (Stuttgart, 1969)p. 169
Rewriting Shakespeare: Bertolt Brecht, Heiner Muller, and the Politics of Performancep. 179
Hybridization: A New Trend in German Shakespeare Productionsp. 196
The Politics of Criticism
Introductionp. 215
Groundlings, Gallants, Grocers: Shakespeare's Elizabethan Audience and the Political Agendas of Shakespeare Criticismp. 220
Hamlet and Modernism: T. S. Eliot and G. Wilson Knightp. 234
"What dost thou think 'tis worth?": Timon of Athens and Politics as a Nonreligious Religionp. 246
Reeducating Germany: BBC Shakespeare 1945p. 255
Translating Politics, Politicizing Translation
Introductionp. 281
Translating Europe into Your Englandp. 286
Conservatism and Liberalism in the Four Spanish Renderings of Ducis's Hamletp. 304
Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet and Socialist Realism: A Case Study in Intersemiotic Translationp. 318
The Smithy of the Soul: Shakespeare, Translation, and Identityp. 329
Anthologies, Translations, and European Identitiesp. 343
Notes on Contributorsp. 369
Index of Namesp. 374
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