Shakespeare's Politic Histories: The Italian Connection (Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies) (Hardcover)

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This book argues that close readings of Shakespeare's early English History plays informed by the Italian 'politic histories' of the early modern period, that sought to explore the machinations of power politics in governance and in the shaping of historical events; will greatly aid our understanding of the 'politic' qualities dramatized

About the Author


John H. Cameron teaches English Literature at Saint Mary's University as well as German and Russian Literature at Dalhousie University. He is the editor of Narrative is the Essence of History and co-editor (with Goran Stanivukovic) of a special issue of Forum for Modern Language Studies that explores the development of comedy across different theatrical traditions (July 2022). He is the co-author (with Goran Stanivukovic) of Tragedies of the English Renaissance.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781032523088
ISBN-10: 1032523085
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies