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Shakespeare’s Surrogates

Rewriting Renaissance Drama

  • Authors
  • Sonya Freeman Loftis

Part of the Reproducing Shakespeare book series (RESH)

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Introduction

Shakespeare's Surrogates contends that adapting Renaissance drama played a key role in the development of modern drama's major aesthetic movements. Loftis posits that playwrights' reactions to Shakespeare and his contemporaries worked to create their public personas, inform their theoretical writings, and influence the development of new genres.

Keywords

George Bernard Shaw Hamlet Renaissance William Shakespeare

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