Materialist Shakespeare : a history / edited by Ivo Kamps

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Subjects: Literature and society--England--History--16th century
Literature and society--England--History--17th century
Historical criticism (Literature)
Materialism in literature
Marxist criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Verso, 1995
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: ix, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
1. Materialist Shakespeare: An Introduction / Ivo Kamps 1
2. King Lear and the Decline of Feudalism / Paul Delany 20
3. 'The Place of a Brother' in As You Like It: Social Process and Comic Form / Louis Adrian Montrose 39
4. The Merchant of Venice and the Possibilities of Historical Criticism / Walter Cohen 71
5. Macbeth: History, Ideology and Intellectuals / Alan Sinfield 93
6. Martial Law in the Land of Cockaigne / Stephen Greenblatt 108
7. Charivari and the Comedy of Abjection in Othello / Michael D. Bristol 142
8. Proof and Consequences: Inwardness and Its Exposure in the English Renaissance / Katharine Eisaman Maus 157
9. Othello's African American Progeny / James R. Andreas 181
10. Representation and Performance: The Uses of Authority in Shakespeare's Theatre / Robert Weimann 198
11. 'What Ish My Nation?': Shakespeare and National Identities / Graham Holderness 218
12. Scolding Brides and Bridling Scolds: Taming the Woman's Unruly Member / Lynda E. Boose 239
13. 'Fashion It Thus': Julius Caesar and the Politics of Theatrical Representation / John Drakakis 280
14. Henry V and the Paradox of the Body Politic / Claire Mceachern 292
15. Radicalizing Radical Shakespeare: The Permanent Revolution in Shakespeare Studies / Fredric Jameson 320
Notes on Contributors 329
Index 331
Additional Authors: Kamps, Ivo
Notes: LCCN: 94045797
ISBN: 0860914631
ISBN: 0860914585
ISBN: 0860916693 (pbk.)
ISBN: 086091674X (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Materialist Shakespeare : an introduction / Ivo Kamps -- King Lear and the decline of feudalism / Paul Delany -- áThe place of a brother' in As you like it : social process and comic form / Louis Adrian Montrose -- The merchant of Venice and the possibilities of historical criticism / Walter Cohen -- Macbeth : history, ideology and intellectuals / Alan Sinfield -- Martial law in the land of Cockaigne / Stephen Greenblatt -- Charivari and the comedy of abjection in Othello / Michael D. Bristol -- Proof and consequences : inwardness and its exposure in the English Renaissance / Katharine Eisaman Maus -- Othello's African American progeny / James R. Andreas -- Representation and performance : the uses of authority in Shakespeare's theatre / Robert Weimann -- Ẁhat ish my nation?' : Shakespeare and national identities / Graham Holderness -- Scolding brides and bridling scolds : taming the woman's unruly member / Lynda E. Boose -- áFashion it thus' : Julius Caesar and the politics of theatrical representation / John Drakakis -- Henry V and the paradox of the body politic / Claire McEachern -- Radicalizing radical Shakespeare : the permanent revolution in Shakespeare studies / Fredric Jameson
OCLC Number: 31754404
ISBN/ISSN: 0860914631