Negotiating Shakespeare's Language in Romeo and Juliet

Negotiating Shakespeare's Language in Romeo and Juliet

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Through exciting and unconventional approaches, including critical/historical, printing/publishing and performance studies, this study mines Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to produce new insights into the early modern family and the individual, and society in the context of early modern capitalism. Inspired by recent work in cultural materialism and the material book, it also foregrounds the ways in which the contexts and the text itself become available to the reader today.For example, Ql does not include much dialogue leading up to the first street fight between the Montagues and the Capulets, so there is no ... at the level of word and phrase and making little sense as cuts because they have so little impact on the running time of a production. ... Similarly, Romeoa#39;s request to Mercutio to a#39;put thy rapier upa#39; (3.1.83), which involves only one and a half lines, is absent, as is hisanbsp;...

Title:Negotiating Shakespeare's Language in Romeo and Juliet
Author:Lynette Hunter, Peter Lichtenfels
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2009


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