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The Romantic Cult of Shakespeare - 1st Edition

£85.00

Product description

Light creasing to dust cover, but otherwise in excellent condition.
Not price-clipped.
Black boards with gilt lettering to spine.
Pages clean, bright and tight to spine.

Focusing on England, Hungary and on some other European countries, the book explores the latent religious patterns in the appropriation of Shakespeare from the 1769 Stratford Jubilee to the tercentenary of Shakespeare's birth in 1864. It shows how the Shakespeare cult used quasi-religious (verbal and ritual) means of reverence, how it made use of some romantic notions, and how the ensuing quasi-transcendental authority was utilized for political purposes. The book suggests a theoretical framework and a comprehensive anthropological context for the interpretation of literature.

Item details

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
Peter Davidhazi
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.5cm x 22.5cm
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780312212872
Number of pages:
232
Publisher:
Macmillan

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Light creasing to dust cover, but otherwise in excellent condition.
Not price-clipped.
Black boards with gilt lettering to spine.
Pages clean, bright and tight to spine.

Focusing on England, Hungary and on some other European countries, the book explores the latent religious patterns in the appropriation of Shakespeare from the 1769 Stratford Jubilee to the tercentenary of Shakespeare's birth in 1864. It shows how the Shakespeare cult used quasi-religious (verbal and ritual) means of reverence, how it made use of some romantic notions, and how the ensuing quasi-transcendental authority was utilized for political purposes. The book suggests a theoretical framework and a comprehensive anthropological context for the interpretation of literature.

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
Peter Davidhazi
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.5cm x 22.5cm
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780312212872
Number of pages:
232
Publisher:
Macmillan

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