TITLE

William Shakespeare and the American People: A Study in Cultural Transformation

AUTHOR(S)
Levine, Lawrence W.
PUB. DATE
February 1984
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Feb84, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the influence of English poet and playwright William Shakespeare on the cultural transformation in the U.S. Role of the theater as a primary cultural institution in disseminating Shakespeare; Claims of historians of Shakespeare's popularity for all the wrong reasons; Integration of Shakespeare among the educated portions of society in the 20th century.
ACCESSION #
5637675

 

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