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The tainted muse

prejudice and presumption in Shakespeare"s works and times

by Robert Sanford Brustein

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Characters,
  • Prejudices in literature,
  • Misogyny in literature,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) in literature,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPrejudice and presumption in Shakespeare"s works and times
    StatementRobert Brustein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2989 .B78 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671853M
    ISBN 109780300115765
    LC Control Number2008046997

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“The Tainted Muse is an untainted lens through which to see Shakespeare as never before—what sets him firmly apart from us, and also what makes him more ours than ever. An elegant argument, a profound elucidation, and a stirring appreciation—yet another indispensable Brustein achievement.”—James Carroll, author of House of War.

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Concentrating on six recurring prejudices in Shakespeare's plays-such as misogyny, elitism, distrust of. Book Review: "The Tainted Muse" Robert Brustein, a theatre director and noted drama critic and author, tries to tackle the inner mind of Shakespeare in The Tainted Muse: Prejudice and Presumption in Shakespeare and His Time (Yale University Press, ).

He examines six areas of Shakespeare's works (what he calls misogyny, effemiphobia. The Tainted Muse. Book Description: This book is a masterful and engaging exploration of both Shakespeare's works and his age.

Concentrating on six recurring prejudices in Shakespeare's plays-such as misogyny, elitism, distrust of effeminacy, and racism-Robert Brustein examines how Shakespeare and his contemporaries treated them.

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Concentrating on six recurring prejudices in Shakespeare’s plays such as misogyny, elitism, distrust of effeminacy, and racism Robert Brustein examines how Shakespeare and his. The Tainted Muse: Prejudice and Presumption in Shakespeare and His Time.

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