François Laroque's new perspective on Shakespeare's relation to popular culture has quickly become a classic of scholarship. Available now in paperback, the book opens new possibilities for Shakespeare studies, revealing the connections between his plays and the folklore, customs, games, and celebrations of the Elizabethan festive tradition. This acclaimed study shows how Shakespeare mingled popular culture with aristocratic and royal forms of entertainment in ways that combined or clashed to produce new meaning.
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Offering an exciting new perspective on Shakespeare's relationship to popular culture, this work reconstructs the principal events, customs and games of the Elizabethan festive tradition and reconsiders Shakespeare's techniques in this context.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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Descrizione libro Cambridge University Press, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110521375495