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by Kim C. Sturgess

eBook Shakespeare and the American Nation download ISBN: 0521035767
Author: Kim C. Sturgess
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (May 31, 2007)
Language: English
Pages: 248
ePub: 1571 kb
Fb2: 1739 kb
Rating: 4.6
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism

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Sturgess's book reads more like a descriptive chronological narrative than the interpretative cultural history it pertains to b.

Sturgess's book reads more like a descriptive chronological narrative than the interpretative cultural history it pertains to be. It successfully promotes the idea that Shakespeare is an intrinsic part of the political and ideological inception of America, but that he also marks the beginning of American cultural institutions and popular culture. He became instrumental to the establishment of theaters, replicating, Sturgess implies, the long-standing cultural proclivities for mingling sex with theater: in nineteenth-century American theaters, prostitutes had reserved seating on the third.

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Start by marking Shakespeare and the American Nation as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This book tells the story of America's relationship with Shakespeare. The story of how and why Shakespeare became a hero within American popular culture. Sturgess provides evidence of a comprehensive nineteenth-century appropriation of Shakespeare to the cause of the American Nation and shows that, as America entered the twentieth century a new world power, for many Americans Shakespeare had become as American as George Washington.

This book documents America's relationship with Shakespeare. It relates how and why Shakespeare became a hero of American popular culture and its first media superstar. Why do so many Americans celebrate Shakespeare, a long-dead English poet and playwright? America had already chosen to reject the British monarchy and Parliament, class structure and traditions, by the nineteenth century. Yet its citizens still consider William Shakespeare a naturalized American hero

Автор: Kim C. Sturgess Название: Shakespeare and the American Nation . This book tells the story of America’s relationship with Shakespeare.

Is there more to Shakespeare’s American popularity than just a love of men in doublet and hose speaking soliloquies? This book tells the story of America’s relationship with Shakespeare.

This book tells the story of America's relationship with Shakespeare

This book tells the story of America's relationship with Shakespeare.

Sturgess provides evidence of a comprehensive nineteenth-century appropriation of Shakespeare to the cause of the American Nation and shows that, as America entered the twentieth century a new world power, for many Americans Shakespeare had become as American a.

Sturgess provides evidence of a comprehensive nineteenth-century appropriation of Shakespeare to the cause of the American Nation and shows that, as America entered the twentieth century a new world power, for many Americans Shakespeare had become as American as George Washington.

This book documents America's relationship with Shakespeare. It relates how and why Shakespeare became a hero of American popular culture and its first media superstar. Why do so many Americans celebrate Shakespeare, a long-dead English poet and playwright? America had already chosen to reject the British monarchy and Parliament, class structure and traditions, by the nineteenth century. Yet its citizens still consider William Shakespeare a naturalized American hero. In fact, the largest group of visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside currently comes from America.