Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Stages of History” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Stages of History
 
by
Phyllis Rackin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Stages of History

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Phyllis Rackin offers a fresh approach to Shakespeares English history plays, rereading them in the context of a world were rapid cultural change transforms historical consciousness and gave the study of history a new urgency.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Cornell University Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Stages of History, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Stages of History

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-24)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Starfish
Jun 15, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone writing an essay on Shakespeare and the development of the English Nation.
Shelves: joys_of_research
Actually, not bad! Rackin's got some interesting points on how history worked for Shakespeare and his contemporaries, and relates that to current historiography trends. However, she does have a tendency to repeat herself, and sometimes states the obvious. At other times she gets needlessly complicated! While I can understand her desire to find the voices of women in Shakespeare's plays, I found that chapter pretty unneccessary. Despite all of this, she's got a readable style and she's pretty str ...more
Elizabeth
rated it really liked it
Jan 25, 2013
Ruth Feiertag
rated it really liked it
Jun 04, 2017
Sandra Lawson
rated it really liked it
May 17, 2011
Jason
rated it it was amazing
May 07, 2015
Gabriel
rated it liked it
May 11, 2015
Bryonny
rated it really liked it
Mar 14, 2015
Gemma
rated it it was amazing
Aug 01, 2013
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Aug 28, 2016
Delabe
added it
May 10, 2014
Jalen Clark
marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2014
Riku Sayuj
marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2015
Raghu Velagaleti
marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2015
UsamaG
marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2015
Dorothy
is currently reading it
Feb 03, 2016
Alex Butterworth
marked it as to-read
Aug 27, 2016
Felix
marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2017
Glenn Thompson
marked it as to-read
May 16, 2017
Merri Dowell
marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2017
Zameer Inayat
marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2017
Zhiheng  Dai
marked it as to-read
Feb 10, 2018
RF
added it
May 02, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »