Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Standard

Shakespeare for Freedom : Why the Plays Matter. / Fernie, Ewan.

Cambridge University Press, 2017. 327 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Harvard

Fernie, E 2017, Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter. Cambridge University Press.

APA

Fernie, E. (2017). Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter. Cambridge University Press.

Vancouver

Fernie E. Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 327 p.

Author

Fernie, Ewan. / Shakespeare for Freedom : Why the Plays Matter. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 327 p.

Bibtex

@book{8a39314b1e174e4681f80a7557b4189b,
title = "Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter",
abstract = "Shakespeare for Freedom presents a powerful, plausible and political argument for Shakespeare's meaning and value. It ranges across the breadth of the Shakespeare phenomenon, offering a new interpretation not just of the characters and plays, but also of the part they have played in theatre, criticism, civic culture and politics. Its story includes a glimpse of 'Freetown' in Romeo and Juliet, which comes to life in the 1769 Stratford Jubilee; the Shakespearean careers of the Leicester Chartist, Cooper, and the Hungarian hero, Kossuth; Hegel's recognition of Shakespearean freedom as the modern breakthrough; its fatal effects in America; the disgust it inspired in Tolstoy; its rehabilitation by Ted Hughes, and its obscure centrality in the 2012 Olympics. Ultimately, it issues a positive Shakespearean prognosis for freedom as a vital (in both senses), unending struggle.",
author = "Ewan Fernie",
year = "2017",
month = mar
day = "16",
language = "English",
isbn = "978-1107130852",
publisher = "Cambridge University Press",

}

RIS

TY - BOOK

T1 - Shakespeare for Freedom

T2 - Why the Plays Matter

AU - Fernie, Ewan

PY - 2017/3/16

Y1 - 2017/3/16

N2 - Shakespeare for Freedom presents a powerful, plausible and political argument for Shakespeare's meaning and value. It ranges across the breadth of the Shakespeare phenomenon, offering a new interpretation not just of the characters and plays, but also of the part they have played in theatre, criticism, civic culture and politics. Its story includes a glimpse of 'Freetown' in Romeo and Juliet, which comes to life in the 1769 Stratford Jubilee; the Shakespearean careers of the Leicester Chartist, Cooper, and the Hungarian hero, Kossuth; Hegel's recognition of Shakespearean freedom as the modern breakthrough; its fatal effects in America; the disgust it inspired in Tolstoy; its rehabilitation by Ted Hughes, and its obscure centrality in the 2012 Olympics. Ultimately, it issues a positive Shakespearean prognosis for freedom as a vital (in both senses), unending struggle.

AB - Shakespeare for Freedom presents a powerful, plausible and political argument for Shakespeare's meaning and value. It ranges across the breadth of the Shakespeare phenomenon, offering a new interpretation not just of the characters and plays, but also of the part they have played in theatre, criticism, civic culture and politics. Its story includes a glimpse of 'Freetown' in Romeo and Juliet, which comes to life in the 1769 Stratford Jubilee; the Shakespearean careers of the Leicester Chartist, Cooper, and the Hungarian hero, Kossuth; Hegel's recognition of Shakespearean freedom as the modern breakthrough; its fatal effects in America; the disgust it inspired in Tolstoy; its rehabilitation by Ted Hughes, and its obscure centrality in the 2012 Olympics. Ultimately, it issues a positive Shakespearean prognosis for freedom as a vital (in both senses), unending struggle.

M3 - Book

SN - 978-1107130852

BT - Shakespeare for Freedom

PB - Cambridge University Press

ER -