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Shakespeare"s Festive World

Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment and the Professional Stage (European Studies in English Literature)

by Frangois Laroque

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Holidays (non religious),
  • Folklore,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Manners and customs,
  • Shakespeare, William,
  • Sociology,
  • English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7738560M
    ISBN 100521375495
    ISBN 109780521375498

      Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy is a unique look at the social and religious foundations of the tragic genre. Naomi Liebler asks whether it is possible to regard tragic heroes such as Coriolanus and King Lear as `sacrifical victims of the prevailing social order'.4/5(2). " I have been led into an exploration of the way the social form of Elizabethan holidays contributed to the dramatic form of festive comedy. To relate this drama to holiday has proved to be the most effective way to describe its character. And this historical interplay between social and artistic form has an interest of its own: we can see here, with more clarity of outline and detail than is 5/5(1).

    Shakespeare’s World is a collaboration between the Folger Shakespeare Library's EMMO project, at Oxford University, and the Oxford English Dictionary of Oxford University Press. "The EMMO team is very excited to see this experiment in crowd-sourced paleography begin!" says Paul Dingman, the EMMO project manager.   Cover, audio book launches, digital sessions planned for World Book Day 23 Apr Christmas Christmas quotes from literature that beautifully capture the festive spirit.

      The World Shakespeare festival, with performances from across the globe in nearly 50 languages, begins this weekend. Andrew Dickson travelled to India to find out more. Within Shakespeare's world there are few characters who escape from difficulties with identity. "There is a peculiar, recurrent lack of fit between costume and character in fools as in princes, that is not simply a matter of disguise and disclosure" (59). In other words, there constantly exists a separation between outward appearance, and the.


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Religion and Revelry in Shakespeare's Festive World examines the relationship between traditional festive pastimes - such as Midsummer pageants and morris dancing - and Shakespeare's plays.

Beginning with C. Barber's Shakespeare's Festive Comedy, work on this topic has stressed the political and social meanings of early modern festivity; in Cited by: 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 by: : Shakespeare's Festive World: Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment and the Professional Stage (European Studies in English Literature) () by François Laroque and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(7).

Get this from a library. Religion and revelry in Shakespeare's festive world. [Phebe Jensen] -- Phebe Jensen offers a study of the relationship between traditional festive pastimes, including Midsummer pageants and dancing, and Shakespeare's plays.

Shakespeare's Festive World by Frangois Laroque,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(6). Shakespeare's Festive World: Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment and the Professional Stage.

Frangois Laroque. Cambridge University Press, Sep 9, - Drama - pages. 0 Reviews. This book offers an exciting new perspective on Shakespeare's relation to popular culture. Get this from a library. Shakespeare's festive world: Elizabethan seasonal entertainment and the professional stage.

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Barber is the most compelling of the anthropological critics and his book, Shakespeare's Festive Comedy, is to my mind far and away the most illuminating yet to appear on its subject. He is compelling for many reasons—a mind both intricate and deft, a sensitivity quick to the accommodation of esthetic form to the intricacies of.

Revealing the interplay between social custom and dramatic form, the book shows how the Elizabethan antithesis between everyday and holiday comes to life in the comedies' combination of seriousness and levity.

"I have been led into an exploration of the way the social form of Elizabethan holidays contributed to the dramatic form of festive comedy. Religion and Revelry in Shakespeare's Festive World examines the relationship between traditional festive pastimes - such as Midsummer pageants and morris dancing - and Shakespeare's plays.

Beginning with C. Barber's Shakespeare's Festive Author: Phebe Jensen. The title of this book alludes to two seminal texts on Shakespeare and festivity, Shakespeare's Festive Comedy by C.L.

Barber and Shakespeare's Festive World by Francois Laroque. Phebe Jensen explains that her book differs from these and other works on the subject in aiming "to restore a sense of the devotional issues surrounding festivity to our understanding of its early modern.

This book offers an exciting new perspective on Shakespeare's relation to popular culture. Shakespeare's plays draw extensively on the events and traditions of Elizabethan festivals and holidays, mingling popular and aristocratic or royal forms of entertainment in ways that combine or clash to produce new meaning, offering surprises which anticipate the Stuart masque.

This process evolved from. Shakespeares Festive Comedy by C.L. Barber and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sharing Shakespeare with the World We rely on the support of visitors, donors, Friends and volunteers to help inspire future generations through Shakespeare's works, life and times.

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Escape To Shakespeare S World available for download and read online in other formats. Shakespeare's Festive World. Frangois Laroque — Drama. Chinese Shakespeares is the first book to concentrate on both Shakespearean performance and Shakespeare's appearance in. The publication of Shakespere's Festive World is something to celebrate.' London Review of Books 'One of those rare book which teaches us to think like a person of a different culture A lucid and imaginative book which combines an impressive breadth of knowledge with 3/5(1).

Shakespeare's Christmas book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Even in a sleepy Arkansas town, the holidays can be murder /5. Religion and Revelry in Shakespeares Festive World* By Phebe Jensen. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, * Illus.

xii + $ cloth. Reviewed by Skiles Howard This book brings a valuable new perspective to the representations of traditional festivity in Shakespeare's plays. It seeks to correct emphases on "the. Books shelved as shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's.

Shakespeare's Festive Comedy A Study of Dramatic Form and Its Relation to Social Custom [New in Paper] the book shows how the Elizabethan antithesis between everyday and holiday comes to life in the comedies' combination of seriousness and levity.

C. L. Barber was a fellow of the Folger Shakespeare Library and a world-renowned. Festive vs. city comedy. If Ben Jonson’s characters in Every Man Out of His Humour () begin in the country and end in the city, Shakespeare’s festive comedies are structurally built on a contrary movement that takes its protagonists away from court into the green world.

The contrast between London and the provinces was to become an increasingly important one with the spectacular .Buy Religion and Revelry in Shakespeare's Festive World 1 by Jensen, Phebe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Phebe Jensen.