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9780814329658

Lies Like Truth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814329658

  • ISBN10:

    0814329659

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-07-01
  • Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr
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Summary

What was it like to be in the audience of the Globe Theater in 1606? By demonstrating fundamental connections between audience reaction then and the use of computers today, Renaissance scholar Arthur Kinney explores the cultural moment of one of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies.

Author Biography

Arthur F. Kinney is the Thomas W. Copeland Professor of Literary History and Director of the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Table of Contents

Preface 11(6)
Acknowledgments 17(4)
A Note on the Text 21(2)
Macbeth and the Cultural Moment
23(36)
Cultural Practices
59(200)
A World of Bytes and Lexias
63(5)
Theatrical Lexias
68(6)
Royal Lexias
74(12)
Political Lexias
86(17)
Lexias of Resistance
103(21)
Lexias of Justice
124(6)
Economic Lexias
130(6)
Social Lexias
136(6)
Lexias of Lineage and Honor
142(13)
Military Lexias
155(8)
Lexias of Family
163(10)
Lexias of Household
173(10)
Medical Lexias
183(10)
Lexias of Disease
193(7)
Eschatological Lexias
200(5)
Religious Lexias
205(11)
Puritan Lexias
216(14)
Catholic Lexias
230(12)
Lexias of Witchcraft
242(17)
Shakespeare, Macbeth, and the Common Understanding
259(18)
Appendix A: The Text of Macbeth 277(8)
Appendix B: Gutenberg and Hypertext 285(6)
Appendix C: Literary Criticism and Hypertext 291(4)
Notes 295(24)
Index 319

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