Shakespeare Recycled: The Making of Historical Drama
Rowman & Littlefield, 1992 - 259 Seiten
This exercise in reading Shakespeare's history plays as history sets out to challenge Tillyard's view that the plays may be read as historical evidence for the providence-driven theory of history and as defences of Tudor legitimacy, but are negligible as works of history.
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