Shakespeare And American Life Celebrates The Extraordinary English Poet S Influence On American Culture Whether High, Low, Or Middlebrow To Mark The 150th Anniversary Of Henry Folger S Birth And The 75th Anniversary Of The Great Library He And Emily Created For Shakespearean Scholarship A Sampler Of Such Scholarship Is Here Presented By Nine Essays That Offer Contexts For The Multitude Of Images And Objects On Display In The Folger Library S Great Hall During The Spring And Summer Of 2007, Many Of Them And A Few Additional Images Reproduced In This Catalogue The Essays Explore Shakespeare S Influence On America S Cultural History From A Variety Of Perspectives Chronologically, They Range From The Colonial Period, To The Adoption Of Shakespeare As An American Genius In The Nineteenth Century, To Twentieth Century Musical Comedy, Film, Theater, And Finally To Shakespeare As We Know Him In Twentyfirst Century America Culturally, The Essays Range From The Academic About Editors And Scholars , To The Theatrical Shakespeare S Continuous Presence On The American Stage , To The Popular The Appropriation Of Shakespeare As A Popular Icon In Advertising, Folk Art, And Kitsch.
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- 189 pages
- Shakespeare in American Life
- Virginia Mason Vaughan
- 01 May 2018 Virginia Mason Vaughan