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Title Shakespeare and the eighteenth century / edited by Peter Sabor and Paul Yachnin
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (202 pages)
Contents Introduction, Peter Sabor and Paul Yachnin; Part I Theorizing Shakespeare in the 18th Century and Beyond: 'A system of oeconomical prudence': Shakespearean character and the practice of moral inquiry, Michael Bristol; Shakespeare and sympathy, Jean Marsden; The 'vexed question': Shakespeare and the nature of middle-class appropriation, Nicholas Hudson. Part II 18th-Century Editors and Interpreters: The influence of the female audience on the Shakespeare revival of 1736-1738: the case of the Shakespeare Ladies Club, Fiona Ritchie; George Steevens and the 1778 Variorum: a hermeneutics and a social economy of annotation, Marcus Walsh; William Shakespeare and Edmund Burke: literary allusion in 18th-century British political rhetoric, Frans de Bruyn; Fairy time from Shakespeare to Scott, Marcie Frank. Part III 18th-Century Adaptation and Reception: Looking for Richard II, Paul Yachnin; Awful pomp and endless diversity: the sublime Sir John Falstaff, Amanda Cockburn; Looking for 'Newtonian' laws in Shakespeare: the mystifying case of the character of Hamlet, Gefen Bar-On Santor; Why girls look like their mothers: David Garrick rewrites The Winter's Tale, Jenny Davidson; Index
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Influence.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
DRAMA -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Intellectual life.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
English-speaking countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Sabor, Peter.
Yachnin, Paul Edward, 1953-
ISBN 1351900765
Other Titles Shakespeare and the 18th century