Item description for Textual Shakespeare: Writing and the Word by Graham Holderness...
Reviewing debates in textual theory and practice, Holderness concludes that Shakespeare is not a writer but a collection of documents. He argues that modern Shakespeare editions are radical rewritings and that contemporary textual theory opens the way to much more inventive textual activities of reconstruction and translation. This book draws on a wide range of sources-from classical poetry and deconstructionist theory to Anglo-Saxon verse and modern bibliographical scholarship.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 1" Weight: 1.31 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2003
Publisher University Of Hertfordshire Press
ISBN 1902806204 ISBN13 9781902806204
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More About Graham Holderness
Graham Holderness is Research Professor in English at the University of Hertfordshire. He has published extensively in early modern and modern literature, and drama. His influential publications include Shakespeare's History (1985), The Shakespeare Myth (1988), the trilogy Cultural Shakespeare: Essays in the Shakespeare Myth (2001), Visual Shakespeare: Essays in Film and Television (2002) and Textual Shakespeare: Writing and the Word (2003), the innovative biography Nine Lives of William Shakespeare (2011) and the novel The Prince of Denmark (2001). He is also a dramatist and poet, and his poetry collection Craeft received a Poetry Book Society award in 2002.
Graham Holderness has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Hertfordshire.