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Author Caputo, Nicoletta., author

Title Richard III as a romantic icon : textual, cultural and theatrical appropriations / Nicoletta Caputo
Edition 1st, New ed
Published Bern : Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2018
Bern : Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource. : illustrations
Series Romantic studies : theories and practices ; v. 2
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Richard III as a "Romantic" Icon; Part I: The "True" Richard III; Chapter 1: Revising the Tudor Myth in the Eighteenth Century; Chapter 2: Richard's Reputation in Romantic Times; Chapter 3: A "Romantic" Richard; Part II: King Richard III on the Page; Chapter 4: Eighteenth-century Character Criticism; Chapter 5: The Romantic-period Critics; Chapter 6: Two Unhappy Stage Adaptations; Part III: King Richard III on the Stage; Chapter 7: A Hybrid Richard; Chapter 8: The "Ogreish" Cooke; Chapter 9: The "Harlequin" Kean
ConclusionBibliography; Index of Names
Summary The book investigates the Romantics' fascination with the character of Richard III and explores his iconic centrality from the historical, the textual and the theatrical points of view. The multiplicity of Romantic-period Richards mirrored the age, as it was related to the cultural and ideological multiplicity of the Romantic era itself
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Nicoletta Caputo is a researcher at the University of Pisa. She holds a PhD in English Studies and has been Folger Shakespeare Library Fellow. She has published articles and a volume on Tudor drama (Playing with Power, 1998); essays on nineteenth-century stage history and on contemporary English theatre and fiction, as well as a monograph on Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus (New Wine in Old Bottles, 2010)
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III -- Criticism, Textual
King Richard III (Shakespeare, William)
Kings and rulers in literature
DRAMA / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783034329958