Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

320 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474411349

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Worldly Shakespeare

The Theatre of Our Good Will

First Edition

Richard Wilson

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Discusses the relevance of Shakespeare's conflictual drama to twenty-first century thinking about universalism and globalization.
  • A historical account that situates Shakespeare's theatre against the backdrop of Europe's Wars of Religion
  • A wide-ranging meditation on Shakespeare's staging of questions about democracy, martyrdom, terrorism, surveillance, veiling and violence