By James Loxley,Mark Robson

ISBN-10: 041599327X

ISBN-13: 9780415993272

This e-book will represent an unique intervention into longstanding yet insistently appropriate debates round the importance of notions of ‘performativity’ to the serious research of early smooth drama.

In specific, the ebook goals to:

  • show how the research of performativity can allow readings of Shakespeare and Jonson that problem the dominant methodological frameworks during which these performs have emerge as read;

  • demonstrate that the concept of performativity doesn't come to leisure within the simplicity of strategy or instrumentality, and that it resists its personal declare that language and motion can be understood as unproblematically instrumental;

  • demonstrate that this self-resistance happens or occurs as a second within the strategy of articulating the claims of the performative, and that this method is itself in an enormous experience dramatic.

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