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Author James, Heather.

Title Shakespeare's Troy : drama, politics, and the translation of empire / Heather James
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages): illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 22
Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 22
Contents Introduction: Shakespeare's fatal Cleopatra -- Shakespeare and the Troy Legend -- Blazoning injustices: mutilating Titus Andronicus, Vergil, and Rome -- "Tricks we play on the dead": making history in Troilus and Cressida -- To earn a place in the story: resisting the Aeneid in Antony and Cleopatra -- Cymbeline's mingle-mangle: Britain's Roman histories -- "How came that window in?": allusion, politics, and the theater in The Tempest
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-262) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida.
English drama -- Roman influences.
Imperialism in literature.
Myth in literature.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Troilus (Legendary character) in literature.
Trojan War -- Literature and the war.
Trojans in literature.
Troy (Extinct city) -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511000782 (electronic bk.)
9780511000782 (electronic bk.)