Search results

You are looking at 1 - 5 of 5 items for :

  • "Julius Caesar" x
  • Manchester Digital Textbooks x
  • Refine by access: All content x
Clear All
The theatre of madness
Stuart Elden

these resources in Macbeth to make his point, his discussion is also notable because it is the one place that he talks about Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar . His focus is specifically the dream of Calpurnia which ‘foretells the death of Caesar: a dream which speaks no less of the entire power and freedom of the imperator who shakes the world – in the interpretation of Decius

in Foucault’s theatres
‘The Platonic differential’ and ‘Zarathustra’s laughter’
Mischa Twitchin

repetition, like a parody of Julius Caesar , beginning (as already noted) with Plato himself in the attempt to decide between the mask of Socrates and the Sophist. The cast also includes Duns Scotus – who appears ‘sporting an impressive moustache […] belong[ing] to Nietzsche, disguised as Klossowski’. 21 Indeed, amongst Foucault’s philosophical personae, it is this particular

in Foucault’s theatres
Peter Barry

Hamlet on the former list because of its treatment of ‘corruption and justice’, while Julius Caesar and Coriolanus were on the latter because they allegedly ‘glorified dictatorship’. Thus the play itself becomes an element in the process of surveillance in the specific circumstances of the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. Hawkes then goes into the use of stages and acting within the play, and then weaves in the true-life story of the Jewish actor Mauriz Leon Reiss, who in 1930s Nazi Germany constructed a whole new non-Jewish identity for himself which

in Beginning theory (fourth edition)
Abstract only
From the Twin Plagues of European Locusts to Africa’s Triple Quest for Emancipation
Adekeye Adebajo

. You are from Africa, I from these States. We are brothers – you and I. 128 Tanzania’s philosopher-king, Julius Nyerere, famously translated Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar into Swahili in 1963 to demonstrate that an African language could carry a classic Western tragedy. The post-independence era also produced six Nobel literature laureates: Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka, Egypt’s Naguib Mahfouz, and South Africa’s Nadine Gordimer and J.M. Coetzee, and

in The Pan-African Pantheon
Abstract only
Brian McFarlane and Anthony Slide

Featuring more than 6,500 articles, including over 350 new entries, this fifth edition of The Encyclopedia of British Film is an invaluable reference guide to the British film industry. It is the most authoritative volume yet, stretching from the inception of the industry to the present day, with detailed listings of the producers, directors, actors and studios behind a century or so of great British cinema.

Brian McFarlane's meticulously researched guide is the definitive companion for anyone interested in the world of film. Previous editions have sold many thousands of copies, and this fifth instalment will be an essential work of reference for universities, libraries and enthusiasts of British cinema.

in The Encyclopedia of British Film