Aliens and Englishness in Elizabethan Drama

Aliens and Englishness in Elizabethan Drama Covering a wide variety of plays from including Shakespeare s second tetralogy this book explores moral historical and comic plays as contributions to Elizabethan debates on Anglo foreig

  • Title: Aliens and Englishness in Elizabethan Drama
  • Author: Lloyd Edward Kermode
  • ISBN: 9780521899536
  • Page: 162
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Covering a wide variety of plays from 1550 1600, including Shakespeare s second tetralogy, this book explores moral, historical, and comic plays as contributions to Elizabethan debates on Anglo foreign relations in England The economic, social, religious, and political issues that arose from inter British contact and Continental immigration into England are reinvented andCovering a wide variety of plays from 1550 1600, including Shakespeare s second tetralogy, this book explores moral, historical, and comic plays as contributions to Elizabethan debates on Anglo foreign relations in England The economic, social, religious, and political issues that arose from inter British contact and Continental immigration into England are reinvented and rehearsed on the public stage Kermode uncovers two broad alien stages in the drama distinctive but overlapping processes by which the alien was used to posit ideas and ideals of Englishness Many studies of English national identity pit Englishness against the alien other so that the native self and the alien settle into antithetical positions In contrast, Aliens and Englishness reads a body of plays that represent Englishness as a state of ideological, invented superiority paradoxically stable in its constant changeability, and brought into being by incorporating and eventually accepting, and even celebrating, rather than rejecting the alien.

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