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Shakespeare and Domestic Loss
Forms of Deprivation, Mourning, and Recuperation

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Date Published: March 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521543491

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  • This book reexamines some of Shakespeare's best-known texts in the light of their engagement with the forms of deprivation that threatened domestic security in early modern England. Burglary, the loss of home, and the early deaths of parents emerge as central and very telling issues in Shakespearean drama. Dubrow relates the plays to Shakespeare's poetry (The Rape of Lucrece and the sonnets), and to early modern cultural texts such as the literature of roguery; she also introduces illuminating perspectives from contemporary social problems (notably crime), twentieth-century poetry, and popular culture.

    • New study of a major topic in Shakespeare, covering many of his best-known plays and poems
    • Connects concerns at the cutting edge of cultural studies (such as gender, subjectivity and the construction of transgressive Others) to more traditional literary concerns such as genre
    • Author is a senior scholar with five books to her name
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    "A good, graceful book" Bibliotheque D'Humanisme

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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521543491
    • length: 260 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.39kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: the circular staircase
    2. 'The forefended place': burglary
    3. 'No place to fly to': loss of dwellings
    4. 'I fear there will a worse come in his place': the early death of parents
    5. Conclusion: the art of losing

  • Author

    Heather Dubrow, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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