Shakespeare and cultural traditions: the selected proceedings of the International Shakespeare Association World Congress, Tokyo, 1991
International Shakespeare Association. World Congress, Tetsuo Kishi, Roger Pringle, Stanley W. Wells
University of Delaware Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 379 pages
The lectures delivered by the four plenary speakers of the congress are published here: Stephen Greenblatt's groundbreaking paper on witchcraft and Macbeth: Germaine Greer's perceptive analysis of the presence of the proletariat in Shakespeare's plays: Ruth Nevo's intriguing exploration of Freudian perspectives on Hamlet; and Takashi Sasayama's important comparative study of tragedy and emotion in Shakespeare and Chikamatsu.
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