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Published: 16 September 2016

176 Pages | 24 black-and-white illus.

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198735526

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Shakespeare | Cut

Rethinking Cutwork in an Age of Distraction

Bruce R. Smith

Oxford Wells Shakespeare Lectures

  • Based on Bruce R. Smith's Oxford Wells Lectures
  • Presents a wide historical sweep of the subject, from the early modern period to the present day, the woodcut to multimedia stage productions
  • Explores previously unpublished material, most notably examples of William S. Burroughs's "cut-ups" of Shakespeare
  • Investigates a series of fascinating connections in cutwork across time