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SEDERI Yearbook 2015, 25

Author: Francesca Rayner

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SEDERI Yearbook ISSN: 1135-7789 sederiyearbook@yahoo.es Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies España Rayner, Francesca Miguel Ramalhete Gomes.
2014.
Texts Waiting for History: William Shakespeare reimagined by Heine Müller.
Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi SEDERI Yearbook, núm.
25, 2015, pp.
207-211 Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies Valladolid, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=333543052015 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Miguel Ramalhete Gomes.
2014 Texts WaítÍng for HÍstory: WÍllíam Shakespeare re-ÍmagÍned by HeÍner Müller Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi Francesca Rayner CEHUM.
Universidade do Minho, Portugal While much has been published on the work of the German dramatist Heiner Müller since his death in 1995, nluch of this critical bibliography is in German and deals with either a particular play or his works in general.
Hence, a baok that facuses in depth and in English on Müllers adaptations of Shakespeare is a welcome addition to existing criticism on the playwright.
When this book provides not only an imlnense wealth of scholarly analysis but a1so a singular reading of the importance of a philosophy of history to Müllers adaptations of Shakespeare, it becon1es an even lnore valuable addition to a field dominated by an overtly existential approach to the violence and fragmented aesthetics that characterize Müllers work.
This approach to Müllers Shakespeare adaptations builds upon the more political readings of the plays within the field of European Shakespeares by scholars 511Ch as Lawrence Cuntner (1995, 1998, 2006, 2008) and Ma11fred Pfister (1994) as well as critical work in the field of presentism (H...





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