By Terence Hawkes
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Alternative Shakespeares: quantity 2 represents the vanguard of up to date Shakespearean reviews. This urgently-needed addition to a vintage paintings of literary feedback is one that academics and students will welcome.
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- Avant-Garde Hamlet: Text, Stage, Screen (The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series on Shakespeare and the Stage)
- Forms of Attention: Botticelli and Hamlet (Wellek Library Lectures (Paperback))
- Shakespeare: Poet and Citizen
- Radical Shakespeare: Politics and Stagecraft in the Early Career (Routledge Studies in Shakespeare)
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