Shakespeare and cultural traditions: the selected proceedings of the International Shakespeare Association World Congress, Tokyo, 1991

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University of Delaware Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 379 pages
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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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Contents

List of Contributors
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Shakespeare and Bearbaiting
43
Popular Rebellion Utopia
76
Copyright

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Tetsuo Kishi is Professor Emeritus of English at Kyoto University and was President of The Shakespeare Society of Japan (1999-2001).

Stanley Wells is a leading authority on Shakespeare whose books include Shakespeare: For All Time, Shakespeare: An Oxford Guide (co-editor), and The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (co-editor)

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