By Andrew James Hartley

ISBN-10: 0230370063

ISBN-13: 9780230370067

ISBN-10: 0230370071

ISBN-13: 9780230370074

What makes a Shakespeare construction political? Can Shakespeare's performs ever be actually radical?

Revealing the unstated politics of Shakespeare's performs on level, Andrew Hartley examines their nature, time table, limits and power. In contemplating key theoretical concerns, analysing a variety of productions, and fascinating in a collaborative debate with Professor Ayanna Thompson, Hartley highlights a extra consciously political method of making theatre out of Shakespeare's scripts – and to experiencing it as an viewers. Dynamic and provocative, this e-book is a vital textual content for college students and theatre practitioners alike.

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