Palgrave Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare's Drama of Exile

Authors: Kingsley-Smith, J.

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Exile defines the Shakespearean canon, from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to The Two Noble Kinsmen . This book traces the influences on the drama of exile, examining the legal context of banishment (pursued against Catholics, gypsies and vagabonds) in early modern England; the self-consciousness of exile as an amatory trope; and the discourses by which exile could be reshaped into comedy or tragedy. Across genres, Shakespeare's plays reveal a fascination with exile as the source of linguistic crisis, shaped by the utterance of that word 'Banished'.

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JANE KINGSLEY-SMITH completed her PhD at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, and is now Lecturer in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Hull. She has published a number of articles on Shakespeare and on his representation in film, and her wider research interests include the eighteenth-century novel and the works of Iris Murdoch.

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Shakespeare's Drama of Exile is a deftly woven study...admirably researched and judicious in its claims. - Shakespeare

'Kingsley-Smith draws attention to a prominent theme in early modern drama...a deftly- woven study...admirably researched and judicious in its claims.' - Mark Hutchings


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shakespeare's Drama of Exile
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Shakespeare Studies
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4039-3843-5
DOI
10.1057/9781403938435
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-99344-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43207-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 237
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