Shakespeare in America - Vaughan, Alden T.
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This book is a lively account of how American culture has embraced the English playwright and poet from colonial times to the present. It ranges widely, following the story of Shakespeare's reception in America from the scholarly - criticism, editions of the plays, and curricula - to the light-hearted - burlesques, musical comedies, and kitsch.…mehr

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This book is a lively account of how American culture has embraced the English playwright and poet from colonial times to the present. It ranges widely, following the story of Shakespeare's reception in America from the scholarly - criticism, editions of the plays, and curricula - to the light-hearted - burlesques, musical comedies, and kitsch.
  • Produktdetails
  • Oxford Shakespeare Topics
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 240
  • Erscheinungstermin: Mai 2012
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 201mm x 132mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 249g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199566372
  • ISBN-10: 0199566372
  • Artikelnr.: 47867716
Autorenporträt
Alden T. Vaughan, Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, has published widely on England's American colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, especially on their racial perceptions and policies. His most recent historical book is Transatlantic Encounters: American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776 (2006). Earlier titles include New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians, 1620-1675 (1965, 3rd edn. 1995); American Genesis: Captain John Smith and the Founding of Virginia (1975); Puritans Among the Indians: Accounts of Captivity and Redemption, 1676-1724 (1981), coedited with Edward W. Clark; and a collection of his own essays, Roots of American Racism (1995). Virginia Mason Vaughan, Professor of English and former Chair of the English Department at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, has published essays on Shakespeare's history plays and three books on Shakespeare's Othello: the annotated bibliography in the Garland Shakespeare series, compiled with Margaret Lael Mikesell (1990); an anthology, Othello: New Perspectives, coedited with Kent Cartwright; and Othello: A Contextual History (1994). Among her more recent work are a study of early modern blackface performances, Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800 (2005), and The Tempest in Manchester University Press's 'Shakespeare in Performance' series (2011). The Vaughans are the coauthors of Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History (1991), and the coeditors of Critical Essays on Shakespeare's The Tempest (1998) and The Tempest in the Third Arden Series (1999, rev. ed. 2011).