The Popular Mechanics of Rude Mechanicals: Shakespeare, the Present, and the Walls of Academe

Albanese, Denise
January 2004
Shakespeare Studies (0582-9399);2004, Vol. 32, p295
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Stresses that the academic discourse in the U.S. about popular culture and William Shakespeare constituted a distinctive and potentially burgeoning subfield. Moments in the U.S. academia that can be accounted to Shakespeare; Characterization of cultural studies in the U.S.; Views of Birmingham critics on the founding of history on an object.


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