Andrew Hadfield

Synopsis
Podcast series in which Dr Neema Parvini, author of Shakespeare’s History Plays: Rethinking Historicism and Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory: New Historicism and Cultural Materialism, interviews Shakespeare scholars and literary theorists from around the world in a bid to gain an understanding of current thinking in Shakespeare studies and in literary criticism more generally.

In this edition Parvini talks to Andrew Hadfield. Topics include: cultural materialism vs. practical criticism; comparing Dollimore and Sinfield with F.R. Leavis; has historicism come too far or should we return to form?; considering aesthetic value and judgements; Adorno and The Frankfurt School; questions of the literary canon; and Shakespeare’s politics.
Series
Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2015
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
cultural theory; literary theory; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); historicism

Online availability

URI
http://jerryvonkramer.ipage.com/hadfield.mp3

Credits

Contributor
Andrew Hadfield; Neema Parvini

Production Company

Name

University of Surrey, Department of English and Languages

Distributor

Name

iTunes U

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