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Shakespeare in the World of Communism and Socialism

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The works of William Shakespeare have long been embraced by communist and socialist governments. One of the central cultural debates of the Soviet period concerned repertoire, including the usefulness and function of pre-revolutionary drama for the New Man and the New Society. Shakespeare survived the byzantine twists and turns of Soviet cultural politics by becoming estab ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published June 24th 2006 by University of Toronto Press
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