Essays on Politics and Literature

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This lively collection of essays gives a non-technical, but profound analysis of the essential relationship between politics and literature. Bernard Crick shows how 'political theatre' is often both bad theatre and simplistic politics, but how good producers can bring out political messages in such seemingly 'unpolitical' dramas as Twelfth Night . The essays begin with general themes, including a vigorous critique of RSC and NT producers' views of the political, and a denial of the myth that the far left dominated 1930s ...

Essays on Politics and Literature 1989, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748601059

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Essays on Politics and Literature 1989, Edinburgh University Press

ISBN-13: 9780852246214

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