This volume studies the impact of French thought on the American world of learning during the 1970s and the 1980s as well as the American response to the various discourses ranging from literary theory and philosophy to psychoanalysis and anthropology. The typical American reception of Derrida, Lacan, and Deleuze is discussed as well as the accommodation of French "feminists, " including Cixous, Wittig, and Irigaray.
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Ton Hoenselaars is Professor of Early Modern English Literature and Culture at Utrecht University, where he teaches Renaissance drama in its historical contexts and in later adaptations both in Britain and abroad. His research concentrates on early modern English literature (with a special focus on Shakespeare) and its international relations. He has published widely on images of nations in Renaissance literature, literature in translation and on Shakespeare in European culture from 1600 to the present day. He is the author of Images of Englishmen and Foreigners in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (1992), and co-editor of a number of collections, including Shakespeare's Italy (1993), The Italian World of English Renaissance Drama (1998), The Author as Character (1999), 400 Years of Shakespeare in Europe (2003), Shakespeare and the Language of Translation (2004), Shakespeare's History Plays (2004) and Challenging Humanism (2005).
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Book Description Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, 2000. Book Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP14833358