‘Here is my Space’: the Politics of Appropriation in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra

Hiscock, Andrew
September 1998
English: The Journal of the English Association;Sep1998, Vol. 47 Issue 189, p187
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The author discusses the cultural appropriation contained within the play "Antony and Cleopatra," by William Shakespeare. He mentions the interplay between the generation and diminishment of arenas found in the play wherein to play out narratives of self-promotion remains a central focus of attention. He also explores the unpicking of conventional systems of difference of the play that allows the subject to explore the availability of diversified cultural spaces for identity.


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