By Diana Henderson,Diana E. Henderson
This quantity takes up the problem embodied in its predecessors, Alternative Shakespeares and Alternative Shakespeares 2, to spot and discover the hot, the altering and the considerably ‘other’ probabilities for Shakespeare stories at our specific ancient moment.
Alternative Shakespeares 3 introduces the most powerful and such a lot cutting edge of the hot instructions rising in Shakespearean scholarship – ranging throughout functionality reviews, multimedia and textual feedback, matters of economics, technology, faith and ethics – in addition to the ‘next step’ paintings in components resembling postcolonial and queer stories that proceed to push the limits of the sector. The participants strategy every one subject with readability and accessibility in brain, permitting pupil readers to have interaction with severe ‘alternatives’ to confirmed methods of studying Shakespeare’s performs and their roles in modern culture.
The services, dedication and bold of this volume’s participants shine via each one essay, preserving the revolutionary side and real-world urgency which are the hallmark of Alternative Shakespeares. This quantity is vital analyzing for college kids and students of Shakespeare who search an realizing of present and destiny instructions during this ever-changing field.
Contributors comprise: Kate Chedgzoy, Mary Thomas Crane, Lukas Erne, Diana E. Henderson, Rui Carvalho Homem, Julia Reinhard Lupton, Willy Maley, Patricia Parker, Shankar Raman, Katherine Rowe, Robert Shaughnessy, W. B. Worthen
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