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Author Dailey, Alice author

Title How to do things with dead people history, technology, and temporality from Shakespeare to Warhol Alice Dailey
Published Ithaca Cornell University Press 2022


Description 1 online resource (xv, 246 pages) illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction: The luminous spiral and the cigarette box: technologies of the afterdeath -- Little, little graves: Shakespeare's photographs of Richard II -- Haunted histories: dramatic double exposure in Henry IV, parts one and two -- Dummies and doppelgängers: performing for the dead in 1 Henry VI -- The king machine: reproducing sovereignty in 3 Henry VI -- Fuck off and die: the queercrip reign of Richard III -- Postscript: Lazarus again
Summary "This book studies Shakespeare's English history plays, contextualizing them among reproductive mechanisms and representational media spanning several centuries. It explores the plays' affinity with a transhistorical array of technologies for producing, reproducing, and interacting with dead things-technologies like photography, ventriloquist puppetry, X-ray imaging, capital punishment machines, and cloning."-- Provided by publisher
Analysis shakespeare's English history plays, violence and death in shakespeare, representing and relating to the dead, reproductive arts and representational media, how we view dead historical figures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 27, 2022)
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. Selections -- History and criticism
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 fast
Plays (Shakespeare, William) fast
Subject Death in literature.
Time in literature.
Literature and technology.
Death in literature
Literature and technology
Time in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Literary criticism
Literary criticism.
Critiques littéraires.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021054150
ISBN 9781501763663