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‘Let Me the Curtains Draw’: Othello in Performance

Othello : A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... impassively at the ‘tragic loading’ (5.2.363) of Desdemona’s bed. He has little difficulty manipulating Roderigo (Michael Grandage) and especially Cassio (Sean Baker), who is disconcertingly obsequious and unmilitary.Zoë Wanamaker brings Emilia...

New Directions

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Henry V : A Critical Reader

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

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2

... of the Union: Shakespeare and King James’, in Shakespeare and Scotland, ed. Willy Maley and Andrew Murphy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004), 37; and Christopher Wortham, ‘Shakespeare, James I and the Matter of Britain’, English 45...

Youth without God  

From an original work by

Odon von Horvath

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton , Odon von Horvath ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Odon von Horvath

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

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Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (25), Female (6), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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... Christopher Hampton's adaptation of Youth Without God was commissioned by and performed in Vienna at the Theater in der Josefstadt in 2009. On its tenth anniversary, the play received its UK premiere at The Coronet Theatre, London. ...

wild

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... that this dance occurred in Ireland invests the adjective with specific cultural significance (and it may also anticipate Cade’s rebelliousness).(C) See Baker (1992), Highley (1997) and Roberts (1991)....

France

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... (Baker 1997 : 20). One of the cultural stereotypes of the French that surfaces in King Henry V is their arrogance: ‘Proud of their numbers and secure in soul, / The confident and over-lusty French …’ (4.Chor.17–18). Throughout this play...

borders

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... French. In this sense, there is something non-national about this play. On the other hand, England’s borders – ‘nebulous and permeable’ (Baker 1997 : 19) – are foregrounded in the play. Described by the Bishop of Canterbury as ‘Our...

Ireland

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... chapters found in Baker (1997), Highley (1997), Murphy (1999), Neill (2000) and Shapiro (2005: 98–118). Brown (1985) explores the relations between the setting of The Tempest and English colonialism in early modern Ireland. Fuchs (1997)...

nation

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... to explore the concept of nation. ‘The place of Henry V’, writes Baker, ‘is both a royal demesne, stretched loosely across the British Isles, and the spatially distinct and regulated domain that we have now come to think...

Britain

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... of James’s accession to the English throne ‘in a country new’ (KL 1.1.188). ‘Britain was a zone where nations were written between and across them’ (Baker 1997 : 9).When James was proclaimed King of England in March of 1603, he united...

Introduction: Imagining Community

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... reading of Shakespeare’s history plays is too limited and too limiting. See, for example, David J. Baker, Between Nations: Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the Question of Britain...