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Shakespeare and the American Nation

Shakespeare and the American Nation

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Acknowledgements; Prologue; Introduction; Part I. The Paradox: 1. Manifest consumption of Shakespeare; 2. America: a proudly anti-English 'idea'; Part II. The Appropriation: 3. Beginning the appropriation of Shakespeare and the 'First American Edition' of his works; 4. Jacksonian energy - Shakespearean imagery; 5. Context for appropriation in nineteenth-century America; 6. The American heroic and ownership of Shakespeare; 7. Shakespeare as a fulcrum for American literature; 8. The American Scholar and the authorship controversy; 9. Last scenes in the final act of appropriation; Epilogue; Appendix I; Appendix II; Bibliography; Index.
The story of how and why Shakespeare became a hero of American popular culture.

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Autor: Kim C. Sturgess
ISBN-13: 9780521835855
ISBN: 0521835852
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 246
Gewicht: 535 g
Format: 234x152x21 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Kim C. Sturgess
Kim C. Sturgess has studied in America and is now Assistant Professor of English and American Literature at Qatar University.

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Autor: Kim C. Sturgess
ISBN-13:: 9780521835855
ISBN: 0521835852
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.06.2015
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Gewicht: 535g
Seiten: 246
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Buch, 234x152x21 mm