Shakespeare and Postcolonial Theory with Jyotsna Singh

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 part of a series showcasing authors from the Arden Shakespeare and Theory series Evelyn Gajowski interviews Parvini about his forthcoming book Shakespeare and New Historicist Theory. Topics include the place of theory in Shakespeare studies; differences between new historicism and cultural materialism; presentism; the re-emergence of positivism; and Shakespeare’s empathy.
Series
Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2016
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
literary theory; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); presentism; historicism

Online availability

URI
https://soundcloud.com/surreyshakespeare

Credits

Contributor
Evelyn Gajowski; Neema Parvini

Production Company

Name

University of Surrey, Department of English and Languages

Distributor

Name

iTunes U

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