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Some Questions (and Possible Answers) About Shakespeare's Presence in Our World
Some Questions (and Possible Answers) About Shakespeare's Presence in Our World

Author(s): Denis Poniž
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Language and Literature Studies, Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: Universitatea de Arte din Târgu Mureş - A Marosvásárhelyi Művészeti Egyetem Kiadója
Keywords: Willam Shakespeare; George Bernard Shaw; dramaturgy; interpretation; “bardolatry”

Summary/Abstract: “William Shakespeare, our contemporary” is the most frequently used phrase to describe Renais-sance playwright’s influence in modern times. His importance, not only artistic and theatrical but at the same time social and philosophical as well might explain how we interpret the phenomena of our global crisis through his work. Namely, from the post-romantic period on theatrical and scientific interest to understand his messages grows rapidly up. In the present paper we discuss some possible answers on complex question how to overcome conventional notions about his plays.

  • Issue Year: XV/2014
  • Issue No: 27
  • Page Range: 5-8
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English