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Shakespeare and Marx

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.,
  • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883 -- Influence.,
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Social problems in literature.,
  • Marxist criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-162) and index.

    StatementGabriel Egan.
    SeriesOxford Shakespeare topics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2970 .E34 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3296197M
    ISBN 100199249938, 019924992X
    LC Control Number2004019737
    OCLC/WorldCa56334154


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If you want to understand what Marx and Marxists have written about Shakespeare, this is a great book. If you want to see how Dr. Egan applies Marxist ideas to Shakespeare, this is a great book. If you want a survey of the ways that Shakespeare scholars have appropriated Marx for their work, forget about it: that is not the purpose of this book.3/5.

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Despite the presence of hundreds of Biblical allusions in Shakespeare, this is the first book to explore the pattern and significance of those references in relation to a selection of his greatest plays.

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Despite the presence of hundreds of Biblical allusions in Shakespeare, this is the first book to explore the pattern and significance of those references in relation to a selection of his greatest plays. Books by Steven Marx/5.

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The book offers new insights into the historical conditions within which. Oxford Shakespeare Topics provides students and teachers with short books on important aspects of Shakespeare criticism and scholarship. Each book is written by an authority in its field, and combines accessible style with original discussion of its subject.

Notes and a critical guide to further reading equip the interested reader with the means to broaden research. As emphasized by Marx and Engels, the social background in Shakespeare is not a mere detail of the plot, as the bourgeois critics conceive it to be.

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The book offers new insights into the historical conditions within which Shakespeare's representations of class and gender emerged, and into Shakespeare's role in the global culture industry stretching from Hollywood to the Globe : Paperback. The Biblical themes of suffering and redemption, (as in the Pentateuch, the Book of Job, and Revelations, among those discussed by Marx) are such a rich vein throughout Western literature, stemming from its first "book," the Bible, that it is actually odd that more people don't pick up on this aspect of Shakespeare; too often people read him for his sexual politics or Greco-Roman by: This book explores the past and continuing influence of Marx's ideas in work on Shakespeare.

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to Shakespeare's greatest plays. Like other volumes in the series, Marx's contribution is designed to provide teachers and students with a suffi-ciently detailed yet succinctly and accessibly written overview of a cur-rent topic of interest.

The series's aim, which Marx's brief book admi. Marx was always alert to the dissident potential of a uniquely gifted voice, writes Sean Ledwith. As Britain’s political and cultural establishment prepare to wallow in the th anniversary of Shakespeare‘s death, a suitable alternative for socialists would be to consider the notable role the poet and dramatist played in the development of the ideas of Karl : Sean Ledwith.

This book, which by and large sees Shakespeare's works as anticipating Marx's social insights, takes an unexpected, even idiosyncratic, approach to its primary subject.

So where a review typically details and evaluates the useful things a book does, the limitations of Shakespeare and Marx make it necessary to point out what it does not do. This book explores the past and continuing influence of Marx's ideas in work on Shakespeare.

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Armed with a few history books and a profound humanism, he described the society around him with. Summary: "This book explores the past and continuing influence of Marx on interpretations of Shakespeare.

Marx's ideas about cultural production and its relation to economic production are explained, together with the standard terminology and concepts such as base/superstructure, ideology, commodity fetishism, alienation, and reification.

This book provides fresh readings that illuminate both the biblical text and the plays, works too often limited by received ideas, and suggests avenues for future study of Shakespeare's use of the Bible."—Sixteenth Century Journal "The work is equally about the Bible and Shakespeare.

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