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Published: 17 February 2000

176 Pages | 4 illustrations, 2 maps


ISBN: 9780198711643

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Shakespeare and Eastern Europe

Zdenek Stríbrny

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

  • A unique account of Shakespeare's profound impact across the whole of Eastern and East Central European
  • Covers the four-century sweep from the European touring comedians of Shakespeare's own time right up to the present, including his influence on fiction, criticism, and film-making as well as theatre
  • Fascinating insights into his effects on Pushkin, Dostoevsky, and Brecht; his role in national revivals in many countries; the political appropriations of the plays under Communism; and recent post-Communist productions

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