9781441139467

Hugo, Pasternak, Brecht, Césaire Great Shakespeareans: Volume XIV

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  • ISBN13:

    9781441139467

  • ISBN10:

    144113946X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-12-19
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare

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Summary

Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally.

In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of Victor Hugo, Boris Pasternak, Bertolt Brecht and Aimé Césaire to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays. Each substantial contribution assesses the double impact of Shakespeare on the figure covered and of the figure on the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of Shakespeare, provide a sketch of their subject's intellectual and professional biography and an account of the wider cultural context, including comparison with other figures or works within the same field.

Author Biography

Ruth Morse is Professeur des Universités at the University of Paris 7, France.

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Introduction
Boris Pasternak (1890-1960)
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)
Aimé Césaire (1913-2008)
Yves Bonnefoy (b 1923)
Index

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