Shakespeare, Jonson, and the Claims of the Performative by James Loxley,Mark Robson PDF

By James Loxley,Mark Robson

ISBN-10: 041599327X

ISBN-13: 9780415993272

This ebook will represent an unique intervention into longstanding yet insistently correct debates round the importance of notions of ‘performativity’ to the serious research of early sleek drama.

In specific, the publication goals to:

  • show how the research of performativity can allow readings of Shakespeare and Jonson that problem the dominant methodological frameworks during which these performs have grow to be read;

  • demonstrate that the idea of performativity doesn't come to leisure within the simplicity of procedure or instrumentality, and that it resists its personal declare that language and motion will be understood as unproblematically instrumental;

  • demonstrate that this self-resistance happens or happens as a second within the means of articulating the claims of the performative, and that this strategy is itself in a tremendous experience dramatic.

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