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Shakespeare and Technology: Dramatizing Early Modern Technological Revolutions


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September 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

By reading the plays in technological contexts, Cohen offers new insights into some of Shakespeare's key metaphors, his methods of character development and plot development, his ideas about genre, his concept of theatrical space, and his views on the theatre's role in society.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Where We Lay Our Scene: The Critical Landscape and the Elizabethan-Jacobean Technology Boom Englishing the Globe: Navigational Technologies on and around Shakespeare's Stages "We Live in a Printing Age": Shakespeare and the Print Revolution Weapons of Fire and Shakespeare's Dramatic Trajectory The Clockwork Self and the Horological Revolution Shakespeare's Halls of Mirrors Conclusion: Surveying Technological Confluence

Portrait

ADAM MAX COHEN is currently Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he specializes in Shakespeare, early modern literature and early modern cultural studies.

Pressestimmen

'Cohen's book...sensitizes us to traces of a significant early modern mechanical culture in Shakespeare's plays, a culture too often and erroneously assumed to be 'rude'.' - Karen L. Edwards, Renaissance Quarterly
EAN: 9781403972064
ISBN: 1403972060
Untertitel: Dramatizing Early Modern Technological Revolutions. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2006
Seitenanzahl: 231 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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