Shakespeare and the Twentieth Century: The Selected Proceedings of the International Shakespeare Association World Congress, Los Angeles, 1996

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This volume assembles a selection from the many papers delivered at the Sixth World Shakespeare Congress. Four plenary lectures are printed, including that of Jane Smiley on the creation of A Thousand Acres, her award-winning novel derived with King Lear. Twenty-two papers by well-known scholars also offer a wide range of responses to Shakespeare's art and international assessment of his presence in the world at the end of the twentieth century.

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South Africa in Othello
Shakespeare in Iceland
Shakespeares Lesser Plays in the Twentieth Century
Notes on the Elizabethan AvantGarde
The Shakespeare Festival A Mans Play and New Women
Myriadminded Men
Shakespeare Meets Film Noir
Conflicting Theories in Collaborative Praxis
Hypertext as Editorial Horizon
Feeling Bodies
Shakespeares Mythology in the Twentieth Century
Shakespeares Dogs
The Silent Speech of Shakespeares Sonnets
Visions and Revisions
Reading Hamlet in Japan
Why Should We Call Her Whore? Bianca in Othello

East European Uses of Shakespeares Great
Sonneteering Lovers Rock and Blues
Shakespeare and the Musical
The Larrikin Element
Performance Theory Postcolonial Discourse and the Filming of A Midsummer Nights Dream in Angela Carters Wise Children
Shakespeare Branagh and the Movies
Finding a Way Out
The Saturation of the Shakespearean Text
Rereading Shakespeares Timon of Athens at the fin de siecle
Gender Class and Race in Japanese Translations of Shakespeare
Complete List of Papers from the Program of the Congress
Seminars Workshops Forums Other Sessions and Their Leaders
Notes on Contributors
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Сторінка 28 - I know our country disposition well ; In Venice they do let heaven see the pranks They dare not show their husbands ; their best Conscience Is — not to leave undone, but keep unknown, Oth.
Сторінка 28 - Ay, there's the point :' — as — to be bold with you — Not to affect many proposed matches Of her own clime, complexion, and degree, Whereto we see in all things nature tends, — Foh ! one may smell in such a will most rank, Foul disproportion, thoughts unnatural...
Сторінка 37 - He did, from first to last; why dost thou ask ? lago. But for a satisfaction of my thought ; No further harm. Othello. Why of thy thought, lago ? lago.
Сторінка 382 - Make the hoar leprosy ador'd; place thieves, And give them title, knee, and approbation, With senators on the bench...
Сторінка 153 - O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright ! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear...
Сторінка 36 - Never, lago. Like to the Pontic sea, Whose icy current and compulsive course Ne'er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due on To the Propontic and the Hellespont ; Even so my bloody thoughts, with violent pace, Shall ne'er look back, ne'er ebb to humble love. Till that a capable and wide revenge Swallow them up. — Now, by yond marble heaven, In the due reverence of a sacred vow {Kneels, I here engage my words.
Сторінка 103 - The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
Сторінка 154 - If the true concord of well-tuned sounds, By unions married, do offend thine ear, They do but sweetly chide thee, who confounds In singleness the parts that thou shouldst bear. Mark how one string, sweet husband to another, Strikes each in each by mutual ordering, Resembling sire and child and happy mother, Who, all in one, one pleasing note do sing; Whose speechless song, being many, seeming one, Sings this to thee :

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Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship. Bate is a professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. He was previously King Alfred Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool. He has also lectured at various universities in the United States. Bate is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature. He made the Samuel Johnson 2015 shortliast with his title Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life . Bate lives near Stratford-upon-Avon and is married to author and biography, Paula Byrne. They have three children.

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