Politics and Stagecraft in the Early Career
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $48.95|
| Book Description: |
This book argues that Shakespeare was permanently preoccupied with the brutality, corruption, and ultimate groundlessness of the political order of his state, and that the impact of original Tudor censorship, supplemented by the relatively depoliticizing aesthetic traditions of later centuries, have together obscured the consistent subversiveness of his work. Traditionally, Shakespeare's political attitudes have been construed either as primarily conservative, or as essays in richly...