Strands Afar Remote: Israeli Perspectives on Shakespeare

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Avraham Oz
University of Delaware Press, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 307 pages
This book is a collection of essays on Shakespeare and his contemporaries by Israeli writers. Topic matter includes friendship and love in the Merchant of Venice, Augustinian metaphor in As You Like It, motive, and meaning in All's Well That Ends Well, Shakespeare's translation into Hebrew, and so forth, as well as an afterword by the editor.
 

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Contents

The Rival Economies of Male Friendship and Heterosexual Love in The Merchant of Venice
17
Jew Moor and the Boundaries of Discourse in The Merchant of Venice
38
St Augustine Metaphor in As You Like It
51
The Desire for Representation and the Rape of Voice
62
Identity and Agency in Shakespeares
87
Motive and Meaning in Alls Well That Ends Well
113
The Isolation of the Tragic Protagonist
138
The Politics of Tamburlaine and Julius Caesar
151
Hamlets Entrails
177
Othello and Woyzeck as Tragic Heroes According to Aristotle and Hegel
204
Coriolanus and the Compulsion to Repeat
232
A Study in Historical Poetics
255
Prosper Our Colours A CaseNoncase for National Perspectives on Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
276
Index
301
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