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By Neil Rhodes,Stuart Gillespie

whereas a lot has been written on Shakespeare's debt to the classical culture, much less has been acknowledged approximately his roots within the pop culture of his personal time. this can be the 1st publication to discover the entire diversity of his money owed to Elizabethan pop culture. themes coated comprise the secret performs, festive customized, clowns, romance and well known fiction, folklore and superstition, daily sayings, and well known songs. those essays convey how Shakespeare, all through his dramatic paintings, used pop culture. a last bankruptcy, which considers ballads with Shakespearean connections within the 17th century, indicates how pop culture instantly after his time used Shakespeare.

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