Julius Caesar: New Critical Essays (Shakespeare Criticism)

Julius Caesar: New Critical Essays (Shakespeare Criticism)

By: Horst Zander (editor)Paperback

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This book explores traditional approaches to the play, which includes an examination of the play in light of current history, in the context of Renaissance England, and in relation to Shakespeare's other Roman plays as well as structural examination of plot, language, character, and source material. Julius Caesar: Critical Essays also examines the current debates concerning the play in Marxist, psychoanalytic, deconstructive, queer, and gender contexts.

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Contents

I: INTRODUCTION Julius Caesar and the Critical Legacy Horst Zander II: CENTRAL ASPECTS History's Alternative Caesars: Julius Caesar and Current Historiography Martin Jehne Caesar On and Off the Renaissance English Stage Clifford Ronan Shakespeare's Sources: Translations, Transformations and Intertextuality in Julius Caesar Vivian Thomas From Monarchy to Tyranny: Julius Caesar Among Shakespeare's Roman Works Barbara L. Parker "Time ... Come Round": Plot Construction in Julius Caesar Joseph Candido "That every like is not the same": The Vicissitudes of Language in Julius Caesar Barbara J. Baines From Theater to Globe: The Construction of Character in Julius Caesar J. L. Simmons Buying and Selling So(u)les: Marketing Strategies and the Politics of Performance in Julius Caesar Naomi Conn Liebler "There is Restitution, no End of Restitution, only not for us": Experimental Tragedy and the Early Modern Subject in Julius Caesar Andreas Mahler III: CURRENT DEBATES Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: Marxist and Post-Marxist Approaches David Hawkes Constructing Caesar: A Psychoanalytic Reading David Willbern "It's an actor, boss. Unarmed": The Rhetoric of Julius Caesar Simon Barker Julius Caesar's Analogue Clock and the Accents of History Dennis Kezar Major Among the Minors: A Cultural Materialist Reading of Julius Caesar Graham Holderness and Marcus Nevitt "Passion of some difference": Friendship and Emulation in Julius Caesar Coppelia Kahn IV: JULIUS CAESAR ON STAGE Stage Worlds of Julius Caesar: Theatrical Features and Their History James Rigney Orson Welles and After: Julius Caesar and Twentieth Century Totalitarianism Michael Anderegg Royal Caesar Tom Matheson Multi-cultural and Re-gendered Romans: Julius Caesar in North America, 1969-2000 Michael L. Greenwald Political Caesar: Julius Caesar on the Italian Stage Mariangela Tempera

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/08/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780415649469
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 370
  • ID: 9780415649469
  • weight: 521
  • ISBN10: 0415649463

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