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Shakespearean Educations: Power, Citizenship, and Performance

Literary collections


by
Coppelia Kahn (Editor), Heather S. Nathans (Editor) and Mimi Godfrey (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of ‘education’ beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically ‘American’ education. This book maps the ways in which former slaves, Puritan ministers, university leaders, and working class theatergoers used Shakespeare not only to educate themselves about literature and culture, but also to educate others about their own experience.

Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of ‘education’ beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically ‘American’ education. This book maps the ways in which former slaves, Puritan ministers, university leaders, and working class theatergoers used Shakespeare… (more)

Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of ‘education’ beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically ‘American’ education. This book maps the ways in which former slaves, Puritan ministers, university leaders, and working class theatergoers used Shakespeare not only to educate themselves about literature and culture, but also to educate others about their own experience.

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