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Cross-gender Shakespeare and English national identity

wearing the codpiece
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Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1950-, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- England, Theater -- Casting -- England, Sex role in the theater, Theater and society -- En
StatementElizabeth Klett.
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LC ClassificationsPR3100 .K58 2008
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22658090M
ISBN 139780230616325
LC Control Number2008043591

"Klett offers an accessible and engaging assessment of female-to-male cross-gender casting practices and English national identity in several contemporary performances of Shakespeare. Her discussion is admirable in its clarity and detailed attention to a range of performances and the discourses in which they participate.4/5(1).

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Elizabeth Klett argues that the critical uproar in the British press provoked. Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity. and opined that “Shakespeare slyly saw himself in Prospero: the god, the poet, and the man obscurely joined in one” ().

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According to this autobiographical reading of the play, Prospero’s speech that begins “Our revels now are ended” () articulates Shakespeare’s Author: Elizabeth Klett. She is the author of Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece (), and numerous articles on adaptations of Shakespeare for theatre, dance, film, and television.

Product detailsAuthor: Elizabeth Klett. Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece E. Klett This book examines contemporary female portrayals of male Shakespearean roles and shows how these performances invite audiences to think differently about Shakespeare, the English nation, and : David Scott Kastan.

She is the author of "Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece," (Palgrave, ) and numerous articles on adaptations of Shakespeare in theatre, film, television, and dance. Cross-gender Shakespeare and English national identity: wearing the codpiece / by: Klett, Elizabeth.

Published: () Shakespeare in the theatre / by: David, Richard. B.A., English and Theatre Arts, minor in Womens Studies, PUBLICATIONS Books: Choreographing Shakespeare.

Under contract with Routledge; expected publication in Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece. Palgrave Macmillan, Reviewed in The Shakespearean International Yearbook. Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity, “in each of the productions that I consider in this book, the effects are similar, and I conclude that women’s cross gender performance has the potential to open up Shakespeare’s plays to new and transformational meanings.” (x) SheAuthor: Amanda Lee.

Book Description. Choreographing Shakespeare presents a hitherto unexplored history of the choreographers and performers who have created dance adaptations of Shakespeare. This book investigates forty dance works in genres such as ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop, produced between and by choreographers in Britain, America, and Europe, all of which use.

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Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity. Klett — Literary Criticism. Wearing. Mar 3, - Explore ccclibrary's board "Shakespeare", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Shakespeare, Shakespeare plays and First folio pins. In Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity, Elizabeth Klett ruminates on this series, drawing a distinction between cross-gender Shakespeare as spectacle, a strained effort to tie itself into history, and the all-female cast as Author: Rachel Chung.

"The essays in this collection situate cross-gender casting in the context of current debates over gender performativity and the cultural constructions of gender identity. Surveying recent Shakespeare performances in North America and Europe, they investigate how historical and cultural contexts color an audience's view of the theatrical.

She is the author of Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity (Palgrave, ) and chapters in Shakespeare Re-dressed, ed. James C. Bulman (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, ) and Retrovisions, ed.

Deborah Cartmell (Pluto, ). Vol 14 No 1 () Published: Front Matter Front matter (book editor), Matt Kozusko (book editor), Helen Ostovich (review author) PDF Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece Elizabeth Klett (book author), Jami Rogers (review author) PDF.

Elizabeth Klett's Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity considers the impact of women performing central male roles in Shakespearean productions across a. Book. Shakespeare's Sense of Character - Ashgate. Cross-gender Shakespeare and English national identity - Palgrave Macmillan - New York, NY.

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New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. Book. Lennard, J. William Shakespeare. She is the author of Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece () and has published essays on Shakespeare in performance in Theatre Journal, Shakespeare Bulletin, and the collection.

Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 5 editions/5. Her book, Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in Kent R.

Lehnhof is Wang-Fradkin Associate Professor of English at Chapman University in southern California. Book Reviews James Robert Allard and Mathew R. Martin (eds), Staging Pain Violence and Trauma in British Theater (Aldershot: Ashgate, ) Lisa Dickson. She is the author of Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece (Palgrave, ) and articles on Shakespeare and performance in Theatre Journal, Shakespeare Bulletin, Literature/Film Quarterly, Shakespeare, and Early Modern Studies Journal.

She is currently writing a book on Shakespeare and dance adaptation. William Shakespeare is a rich and suggestive author in terms of alerting students to issues in women's studies and gender ideology. Although Shakespeare reflects and at times supports the English Renaissance stereotypes of women and men and their various roles and responsibilities in society, he is also a writer who questions, challenges, and.

Aikaterini Hadjipateras (born 9 April ), known professionally as Kathryn Hunter, is an award-winning British actress and theatre director.

Hunter was born in New York to Greek parents, but was raised in England. She trained at RADA where she is now an associate, and regularly directs student productions. TV and film. 2 Personal life.Three of the Shakespeare plays it is staging—a late romance, an early comedy, and a Roman tragedy—were deliberately cross-gender cast, but in three distinct ways, reflecting three different.She is the author of Cross-Gender Shakespeare and English National Identity: Wearing the Codpiece () and has published essays on Shake speare in performance in Theatre Journal, Shakespeare Bulletin, and the collection Shakespeare Re-Dressed.