Journals Higher Education

£57.00

Hardback

Published: 27 June 2013

214 Pages

203x135mm

ISBN: 9780199642366


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Shakespeare and Outsiders

Marianne Novy

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

  • Comprehensive account of outsiders in Shakespeare's work
  • Considers outsiders ostracised for a number of reasons including race, religion, gender, age, social status, illegitimacy, and psychology, allowing readers to draw interesting paralells between seemingly different characters
  • Analyses how the position of an outsider is relative and not fixed, helping the reader to understand the dynamics of Shakespeare's plays and the societies that they portray
  • Highlights the context for Shakespeare's concepts of otherness
  • Engages with both past and recent criticism, as well as with adaptations on stage and screen
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