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From New to Neo-Europe: Titus Redivivus

Cinpoes, Nicoleta (2018) From New to Neo-Europe: Titus Redivivus. Cahiers Élisabéthains: A Biannual Journal of English Renaissance Studies, 96 (1). pp. 214-230. ISSN 0184-7678 Online: 2054-4715

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Abstract

The ‘dramatic rise’ of Titus Andronicus ‘among critics and directors’ in the 1990s was primarily linked to ‘the growth of feminist Shakespeare criticism’.1 Its recent stage popularity, however, lies in its responses to the new geopolitical realities and the shifting physical and mental borders of the European Union. This article examines four European productions of Titus Andronicus in their engagement with political change, migration, rising nationalism and xenophobia, which, I argue, refocus attention onto this play’s position in the Shakespeare canon.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Titus Andronicus, Silviu Purcarete, Jan Klata, Zoe Ford, Blanche McIntryne, EU, Brexit
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
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Depositing User: Nicoleta Cinpoes
Date Deposited: 30 May 2018 12:45
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2018 08:18
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/6668

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