Novel Shakespeares: Twentieth-century Women Novelists and Appropriation
Much recent contemporary fiction by women has appropratied themes and plot structures found in Shakespearean drama; "Novel Shakespeare" is an innovative study of a number of these texts. Environmental theory, the Hollywood and Bollywood film industries, detective fiction, children's literature, and the politics of postcolonialsim, are examined. Offering stimulating critical analyses for students of Shakespeare, contemporary fiction, and gender studies, this work provides a pertinent introduction to the emergent genre of appropriation.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Kate Atkinson in the House of Arden
Iris Murdoch and the theatrical scene
Leslie Forbess Bombay Ice
CONCLUSION Expanding the canon and casting
Other editions - View all
allusion appears appropriation associations audience becomes Black Bombay called Carter central Chapter characters Christina claims clearly close comedy connection context Cordelia course critical cultural daughter death described drama Dream early elsewhere example explored father female fiction figure finds further Ginny Hamlet Human identified identity Indigo interest island Juggling kind King late later Lear least lives look magic Miranda mother Murdoch narrative narrator nature Naylor's never Night noted novel offers opening particular past play political present Prince Prospero proves provides question reader reference relationship role scene seems sense sexual Shake Shakespeare Shakespeare in Love Shakespearean significant sister Smiley stage story structure suggested Sycorax tell Tempest theatre themes things throughout Trapido turn twins voice Wise Children women writers