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Reinventing Shakespeare

Gary Taylor

Reinventing Shakespeare

a cultural history, from the Restoration to the present

by Gary Taylor

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Appreciation.,
  • Great Britain -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGary Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination461 p. ;
    Number of Pages461
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21931693M
    ISBN 101555840787


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Just how he came to acquire - and hold onto - this reputation is the subject of ''Reinventing Shakespeare,'' a fascinating and provocative new book by Gary Taylor, an editor of the new Oxford.

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William Shakespeare, –, English dramatist and poet, b. Stratford-upon-Avon. He is widely considered the greatest playwright who ever lived. Reinventing Shakespeare by Joshua Johnson | The Shakespeare legacy continues in films, plays, and books.

Enjoy the following films that give Shakespeare a new twist: 10 Things I Hate About You The Taming of the Shrew is reborn at Padua High School.

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Stanley Wells, Gary Taylor, John Jowett and William Montgomery, William Shakespeare: A Textual Companion (). Reinventing Shakespeare: A Cultural History from the Restoration to the Present ().

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