Celebrating Shakespeare : commemoration and cultural memory /

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, this collection opens up the social practices of commemoration to new research and analysis. An international team of leading scholars explores a broad spectrum of celebrations, showing how key events - such as the Easter Rising in Ireland, the S...

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Other Authors: Calvo, Clara, 1961- (Editor), Kahn, Coppélia (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Shakespeare and commemoration / Coppélia Kahn and Clara Calvo; 1. David Garrick: saints, temples and jubilees / Peter Holland; 2. Commemorating Shakespeare in performance: Betterton and Irving / Richard Schoch; 3. Relic, pageant, sunken wrack: Shakespeare in 1816 / Adrian Poole; 4. Remembrance of things past: Shakespeare 1851, 1951, 2012 / Graham Holderness; 5. Remembering Shakespeare in India: colonial and postcolonial memory / Supriya Chaudhuri; 6. Shakespeare at the Vatican, 1964 / Marta Cerezo; 7. Commemorating Shakespeare in America, 1864 / Douglas M. Lanier; 8. Shakespeare's rising: Ireland and the tercentenary / Andrew Murphy; 9. Goblin's market: commemoration, anti-semitism and the invention of 'global Shakespeare' in 1916 / Gordon McMullan; 10. Performing commemoration in wartime: Shakespeare galas in London, 1916-19 / Ailsa Grant-Ferguson; 11. Lest we forget: commemoration in Sydney and London, 1916 / Philip Mead; 12. Brought up to date: Shakespeare in cartoons / Clara Calvo; 13. Sculpted Shakespeare / Ton Hoenselaars; 14. Gardening with Shakespeare / Nicola J. Watson; 15. Anne Hathaway's cottage: myth, tourism, diplomacy / Katherine West Scheil.