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Shakespearean Representation: Mimesis and Modernity in Elizabethan Tragedy

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We are often told that Shakespeare is our contemporary, yet we insist just as often on the Elizabethan quality of his work as it reflects a culture remote from our own. Beginning with this paradox, Howard Felperin explores the question of modernity in literature. He directs his attention toward several older poets and examines Shakespeare in particular to show how literary modernity depends, not on chronological considerations, but on the process of mimesis, or imitation, that art has traditionally claimed for itself. In ...

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0691614628

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9780691614625

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Shakespearean Representation: Mimesis and Modernity in Elizabethan Tragedy
2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691642222

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Shakespearean Representation: Mimesis and Modernity in Elizabethan Tragedy
2015, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691614625

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Shakespearean Representation: Mimesis and Modernity in Elizabethan Tragedy
1978, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691063416

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