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Shakespeare and the Twentieth Century

The Selected Proceedings of the International Shakespeare Association World Congress, Los Angeles, 1996

Edited by Jonathan Bate; Jill Levenson and Dieter Mehl

This volume assembles a selection from the many papers delivered at the Sixth World Shakespeare Congress. Four plenary lectures are printed, including that of Jane Smiley on the creation of A Thousand Acres, her award-winning novel derived with King Lear. Twenty-two papers by well-known scholars also offer a wide range of responses to Shakespeare's art and international assessment of his presence in the world at the end of the twentieth century. « less more »
University Press Copublishing Division / University of Delaware Press
Pages: 427Size: 6 3/4 x 9 3/4
978-1-61149-179-1 • Hardback • November 1998 • $100.00 • (£70.00)