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Shakespeare Our Contemporary. Jan Kott, William Shakepseare

Shakespeare Our Contemporary


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Shakespeare Our Contemporary Jan Kott, William Shakepseare
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.



Writes Jan Kott, in Shakespeare Our Contemporary,. €�Pound's Cantos, Jan Kott's Shakespeare Our Contemporary and Balzac's Lost Illusions are all still in the stacks, at reasonable prices,” he writes. Shakespeare isn't even I assume our good author hasn't cracked open that “single terrible quarto” of Pericles lately? Barber, David Marshall, and Louis Montrose. He sees brute force, cruelty and lust. Armed with iPhones, ripped jeans, and excellent comedic timing, Shakespeare's characters harmoniously fit into our contemporary world, making me forget the play was written centuries ago. Jan Kott in a 1964 book, Shakespeare our Contemporary (not written in 2012 in Colombo!) says: “There are It reflected the maker of Rushamon's deep pessimism about the sickness of the modern world. Part of the fascination here is the chance to see an author's private marginalia. Since the book “Shakespeare our contemporary “ by the polish Jan Kott has been published , theatre people haven't stopped asking if Shakespeare is still our contemporary. Apparently “nothing in literature” — in any language, of any period — speaks more directly to the contemporary metropolitan experience than Shakespeare (why bother writing anymore: Mr Bard has already said it all, and so much better). Aristocratic entertainments in the age of Elizabeth; hospitality and festivity; Shakespeare our contemporary? He rejects all appearances, of law, justice, moral order. Complete with their best and worst moments, turn-ons and turn-offs, and why they work as a couple, and you do it in a fresh and funny way, so that both our modern time--and Shakespeare's Elizabethan time, seem new. I don't really know where to begin with that one. The Fool does not follow any ideology.

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