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Notorious Identity

Materializing the Subject in Shakespeare

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674627819

Publication Date: 08/11/1995

Short

227 pages

6 x 9 inches

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An impressive virtuoso performance on an important topic in Shakespearean cultural studies… The book’s strengths lie in its ability to conduct clever textual analyses…couched in skillfully maneuvered, diverse theoretical contexts;…its generally rich and sophisticated tissue of associate, interdisciplinary European post-modernist discourses…and popular culture topics;…and its occasional penetrating historical and cultural generalizations… This is a prodigious first attempt and it deserves praise for that reason. In subject and ambition, it should make for serious reading in post-modernist Shakespeare.—Imtiaz Habib, South Carolina Review

A dazzling and challenging book.—Catherine Belsey, University of Wales College of Cardiff

Charnes’s writing is witty, and the book as a whole is wonderfully fresh, not only in the originality of its analysis, but also in its irreverence toward received opinion.—Michael D. Bristol, McGill University

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