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Published by University of Delaware Press in Newark, DE .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Christa Jansohn.
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LC ClassificationsPR
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Pagination318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
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Open LibraryOL20421605M
ISBN 100874139112

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German Shakespeare studies at the turn of the twenty-first century. [Christa Jansohn;] -- "This collection of fifteen essays offers a sample of German Shakespeare studies at the turn of the century. The articles are written by scholars in the old "Bundeslander" and deal with topics such. This collection of fifteen essays offers a sample of German Shakespeare studies at the turn of the century. The articles are written by scholars in the old “Bundesländer” and deal with topics such as culture, memory and natural sciences in Shakespeare’s work, Shakespearean spin-offs, and the reception of Venice and Shylock in Germany. German Shakespeare Studies at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century. Edited by Christa Jansohn. International Studies in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries Newark: University of Delaware Press, Illus. Pp. $ : Michael Steppat.   Christa Jansohn's collection of German Shakespeare Studies at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century offers an English version of fifteen articles which originally appeared in German in the years from to The editorial policy of the book is to re-publish "significant essays that otherwise would not reach an international readership" (9).Author: Fuchs, Dieter.

Britain at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century Series: European Studies, Volume: Her books include Shakespeare-Apocrypha and their Reception in Germany (), and the forthcoming History of the German Shakespeare Society: She is co-editor of German Shakespeare Studies at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century (), Shakespeare’s World: World Shakespeare. The book is cutting-edge not only because it is sharply focused on the latest screen versions of Shakespeare, but also because of its twenty-first century approach to the subject. The editors’ period- and theme-based approach offers (in addition to the excitement of genuinely new and illuminating approaches) real clarity and direction.   When war was declared in , Shakespeare was the only ‘enemy dramatist’ not to be banned, largely at the behest of propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, who, as well as having completed a PhD in the 19th-century German dramatist Gerhart Hauptmann, was a passionate Shakespearean (‘What a huge genius! How he towers over Schiller!’).

Shakespeare – Relevance in the 21st Century. Shakespeare is a poet and playwright that lived in the late sixteenth century and was known for writing well received plays. Even now in the twenty-first century, his plays are well known around the world.   Jansohn, Ch. (). The German Shakespeare-Gesellschaft during the Cold War. In idem (Ed.), German Shakespeare studies at the turn of the twenty-first century. Newark: University of Delaware Press, pp. – Google ScholarAuthor: Isabel Karremann. This history of Shakespeare in the German-speaking theater is set against the background of German culture and politics in the twentieth century. Following on the earlier volume by Simon Williams, Shakespeare on the German Stage, , Hortmann concentrates on the years of the Weimar Republic () and the turbulent decades of the sixties and seventies/5(3). This ground breaking collection of essays is the first to examine the phenomenon of how, in the twenty-first century, Shakespeare has been experienced as a 'live' or 'as-live' theatre broadcast by audiences around the world. Shakespeare and the 'Live' Theatre Broadcast Experience explores the precursors of this phenomenon and its role in Shakespeare's continuing globalization. It considers.