Throughout his career, from the early play Love's Labour's Lost to one of his last romances, The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare was intrigued by Russia. Reciprocating that intrigue over the last few centuries, Russia, as so many other countries, has claimed Shakespeare as its own. The essays in this book represent the work of Russian and Ukrainian scholars from three different perspectives: explaining the plays to Russian audiences, discussing Russian theater for Western audiences, and dealing with contemporary criticism.It has already been said that the prototypes of Othello, Antony, Coriolanus, or Macbeth could be such typical social types of the ... The Moora#39;s heroic belief in people a the basis of his feelings for Desdemona and his relationship with Iago anbsp;...
|Title||:||Russian Essays on Shakespeare and His Contemporaries|
|Author||:||Aleksandr Tikhonovich Parfenov, Joseph G. Price|
|Publisher||:||University of Delaware Press - 1998|