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Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference : Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, 4 - John Gillies

Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference

Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, 4

By: John Gillies, Stephen Orgel (Editor), Anne Barton (Editor), Jonathan Dollimore (Editor), Marjorie Garber (Editor)

Paperback Published: 11th July 1994
ISBN: 9780521458535
Number Of Pages: 308

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Shakespeare's images of the exotic are shown to be firmly based on the margins of contemporary maps; and examination of the icons and emblems of maps raises questions about the mapmakers' overt intentions and instinctive assumptions, and reveals connections between the semiology of a map and that of the theater.

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'[An] absorbing and challenging book.' John Scattergood, Theatre Research International

Mapping the other: Vico, Shakespeare and the geography of difference
Of 'voyages and exploration: geography: maps'
Theatres of the world
'The open worlde': the exotic in Shakespeare
The frame of the new geography
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ISBN: 9780521458535
ISBN-10: 0521458536
Series: Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 11th July 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.85  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.47