Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 November 2007

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780748627653

Bookseller Code (06)

War and Nation in the Theatre of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Simon Barker

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Interdisciplinary approach addressing the early-modern period as one of particular importance in the history of warfare
  • Examines the way that the period helped shape modern attitudes to war
  • Sets Shakespeare in the context of those dramatists who preceded him, as well as his contemporaries and successors
  • Surveys the work of the past and considers the future of criticism in relation to warfare

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