TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Hiscock, Andrew
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
English: The Journal of the English Association;Sep1998, Vol. 47 Issue 189, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
80069053

 

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