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Published: 10 October 2010

240 Pages

8.0 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199573387

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Shakespeare and Literary Theory

Jonathan Gil Harris

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

  • 12 chapters on specific theoretical movements and tendencies
  • Each extended discussion of a theorist focuses primarily on how she or he reads Shakespeare
  • Argues that contemporary literary theory is a set of modes inspired by Shakespeare's writings