Canonical States, Canonical Stages : Oedipus, Othering, and Seventeenth-Century Drama
By: Greenberg, Mitchell.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1994Description: 1 online resource (260 p.).ISBN: 9780816685769.Subject(s): Drama | European drama | Patriarchy in literature | Power (Social sciences) in literature | Psychoanalysis and literature | Self in literature | Subjectivity in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Canonical States, Canonical Stages : Oedipus, Othering, and Seventeenth-Century DramaDDC classification: 809.2032 LOC classification: PN1831.G74 1994Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; A Note on Translations; Preface; Introduction; Chaos; Spectacle; Oedipus; Chapter 1 Shakespeare''s Othello and the "Problem" of Anxiety; Chapter 2 Fuenteovejuna: The Ideology of Loss and the Myth of History; Chapter 3 La vida es sueno: Patriarchy''s Sacrifice; Chapter 4 Playing Dead: Corneille''s Canon and Absolute Tragedy; Chapter 5 Racine''s Bérénice and the Allegory of Absolutism; Notes; Index
Greenberg offers a powerful interpretation of the classical stage in its relationship to the emergence of absolutism in Europe. The originality and strength of the book reside in its fascinating integration of texts dealing with political theory, psychoanalysis, history, and literature.
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