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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1964) 25 (3): 346–355.
Published: 01 September 1964
...) Jan Kott, the Polish critic, has recently taken up this theme in a stimulating and brilliant book whose French translation is entitled Shakespeare notre c0ntemporain.l A truly contemporary Hamlet, he argues, will have read Sartre, Camus, Kafka, and Malraux. In Kott’s view, this need not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1973) 34 (4): 462–464.
Published: 01 December 1973
... REVIEWS Masinton sees Marlowe as our contemporary, but his distortions of text are not so egregious as Jan Kott’s, nor so consistently worked out. He describes the experience of Marlowe’s protagonists in psychological terms, assuming apparently that alienation is the modern equivalent of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1973) 34 (4): 464–467.
Published: 01 December 1973
... distortions of text are not so egregious as Jan Kott’s, nor so consistently worked out. He describes the experience of Marlowe’s protagonists in psychological terms, assuming apparently that alienation is the modern equivalent of what others call dam- nation. Not everybody thinks the terms refer to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1968) 29 (4): 512–517.
Published: 01 December 1968
.... Witkiewin, Stanislaw Ignacy. “The Madman and the Nun” and Other Plays. Translated and edited by Daniel C. Gerould and C. S. Durer. With a foreword by Jan Kott. Seattle and Iandon: University of Washington Press, 1968. liii + 301 pp. $12.50. FESTSCHRIFTEN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1969) 30 (2): 308–314.
Published: 01 June 1969
... and 7, 1967. Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1969. ix + 93 pp. $2.25, paper. Bernard Weinberg, “Moral Universe and Dramatic Effect”; Eliseo Vivas, “Atrabilious Thoughts on the Theory of Tragedy”; Bernard Beckexman, “Dra- matic Theory and Stage Practice”; Jan Kott, “Theatre and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1985) 46 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 June 1985
... Kott. Darkness and DeviLs avoids imposing the values of a later age on King Lear and keeps its readers focused on an Elizabethan context by reproducing and referring to a wealth of contemporary documen- tation. This procedure has the merit of renewing some of the associations that demonic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1974) 35 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 June 1974
.... 78); it provides all the refutation that Jan Kott’s remarkably influential misconceptions need, but like the essay on Love’s Labour’s Lost is a trifle thin. That criticism cannot be made of any other study in the book. The essay on As You Like It demonstrates that the forest of Arden is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 1995
... significant advantage over Euro- pean colonizers. * By contrast, later texts such as the novels of .Joseph (Grafton, 205-7). See also Jan Kott, “7’hu 7i.mpu.s!, or Repetition,” Mosnir. 10,no. :j ( 977): $. Albert Mcmmi, I’hu (Xonizpr. and !hu Cofonizud, trans. Howard (;rec.iif’eld...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1977) 38 (4): 323–335.
Published: 01 December 1977
...’ By CHARLESJ. SUGNET Shakespeare’s comedies have always been easier for me to teach than the tragedies because it is possible, with the help of C. L. Barber, Northrop Frye, and Jan Kott, to establish a model for comedy, and to discuss several plays as variations on that model. Despite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1973) 34 (3): 312–324.
Published: 01 September 1973
... the actors, the suffering body of humanity. (p. 108) That too is finely said, especially inasmuch as it steers, with intelligence and sensibility, between visions of the play as alternatively a kind of “End Game” (in Jan Kott’s unduly reductive version, promoted by the BrookScofield...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 557–559.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Cressida in the time of the Vietnam War and so on — have been popular for many years. Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit- erature in the light of deliberate structural anachronism. The same service has not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 560–562.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Cressida in the time of the Vietnam War and so on — have been popular for many years. Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit- erature in the light of deliberate structural anachronism. The same service has not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit- erature in the light of deliberate structural anachronism. The same service has not generally been performed for Emerson or Thoreau, usually taught more ponderously in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit- erature in the light of deliberate structural anachronism. The same service has not generally been performed for Emerson or Thoreau, usually taught more ponderously in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 569–572.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Shakespeare, say, where revisionist interpretations of the plays — setting Troilus and Cressida in the time of the Vietnam War and so on — have been popular for many years. Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit- erature in the light of deliberate structural anachronism. The same service has not generally been performed for Emerson or Thoreau, usually taught more ponderously in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Cressida in the time of the Vietnam War and so on — have been popular for many years. Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit- erature in the light of deliberate structural anachronism. The same service has not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 582–586.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Shakespeare, say, where revisionist interpretations of the plays — setting Troilus and Cressida in the time of the Vietnam War and so on — have been popular for many years. Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Shakespeare, say, where revisionist interpretations of the plays — setting Troilus and Cressida in the time of the Vietnam War and so on — have been popular for many years. Jan Kott’s Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964) is one well-known instance of the critical attempt to reimagine canonical lit...