Item description for Shakespeare and Renaissance Europe (Arden Shakespeare: Arden Critical Companions) by Andrew Hadfield...
This collection of essays explores the diverse ways in which Shakespeare and his contemporaries experienced and imagined Europe. The book charts the aspects of European politics and culture which interested Renaissance travellers, thus mapping the context within which Shakespeare's plays with European settings would have been received. Chapters cover the politics of continental Europe, the representation of foreigners on the English stage, the experiences of English travellers abroad, Shakespeare's reading of modern European literature, the influence of Italian comedy, his presentation of Moors from Europe's southern frontier, and his translation of Europe into settings for his plays.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.7" Width: 5" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Aug 5, 2004
ISBN 1904271464 ISBN13 9781904271468
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More About Andrew Hadfield
Adrew Hadfield is Professor of English at the University of Sussex.
Andrew Hadfield has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Wales, Professor of English, University of Sussex Unive.