Shakespeare and the Supernatural - Manchester University Press (Hardback)
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Shakespeare and the Supernatural - Manchester University Press (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 31/01/2020
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Supernatural elements are of central significance in many of Shakespeare's plays, contributing to their dramatic power and intrigue. Ghosts haunt political spaces and internal psyches, witches foresee the future and disturb the present, fairies meddle with love and a magus conjures a tempest from the elements. Although written and performed for early modern audiences, for whom the supernatural, whether sacred, demonic or folkloric, was part of the fabric of everyday life, the supernatural in Shakespeare continues to enthrall audiences and readers, and maintains its power to raise a range of questions in contemporary contexts.

This edited collection of twelve essays from an international range of contemporary Shakespeare scholars explores the supernatural in Shakespeare from a variety of perspectives and approaches, generating new knowledge and presenting hitherto unexplored avenues of enquiry across the Shakespearean canon.

Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9781526109064
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

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