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Shakespeare and The Victorian Stage

Richard Foulkes

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter reports that by the nineteenth century, the position of Shakespeare as national icon was more firmly established. Yet that alteration in imaginings of Shakespeare was itself the product ... More


Hamlet’s Moment: Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

András Kiséry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746201
eISBN:
9780191808814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Hamlet’s Moment reveals how plays written in the first decade of the seventeenth century were shaped by forms of professional political knowledge and the social promises such knowledge held. This ... More


Introduction: Hamlet’s Moment

András Kiséry

in Hamlet’s Moment: Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746201
eISBN:
9780191808814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746201.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

A key function of political drama of the turn of the seventeenth century was in helping large audiences understand what politics was. Attention to its role in the dissemination of political knowledge ... More


Some Travellers Return: Diplomatic Writing, Political Careers, and the World of Hamlet

András Kiséry

in Hamlet’s Moment: Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746201
eISBN:
9780191808814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746201.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Diplomacy, and the ways in which foreign intelligence is gathered, transmitted, and used at home, is a major preoccupation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Using documents related to Daniel Rogers’s 1588 ... More


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