Summary: Shakespeare has made the big time. No less than Liberace or Elvis Presley, Shakespeare is big-time in the idiomatic sense of cultural success.Big Time Shakespearediscusses the supply side of this cultural production, arguing that Shakepeare retains his authority, at least in part, because suppliers of cultural goods have been skillful at generating demand for products that bear his trademark. Big-Time Shakespearesuggests that his plays represent the pathos of our civilization. His c
haracters remain interesting because we recognize what they are going through. Examining Shakespeare's cultural authority and clarifying the semantics of his name in our culture, Bristol attempts to bridge the gap between conservative affirmations of the ideals and achievements of Western civilization, and the equally disconcerting programs of compulsive resistance and critique.
Summary: Shakespeare has made the big time. No less than Liberace or Elvis Presley, Shakespeare is big-time in the idiomatic sense of cultural success.Big Time Shakespearediscusses the supply side of this cultural production, arguing that Shakepeare retains his authority, at least in part, because suppliers of cultural goods have been skillful at generating demand for products that bear his trademark. Big-Time Shakespearesuggests that his plays represent the pathos of our civilization. His characters remain interesting because we recognize what they are going through. Examining Shakespeare's cultural authority and clarifying the semantics of his name in our culture, Bristol attempts to bridge the gap between conservative affirmations of the ideals and achievements of Western civilization, and the equally disconcerting programs of compulsive resistance and critique. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:96 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Routledge N. Y. Published: 10/10/1996 International: No
List Price: $45.95
Used Currently Sold Out
New Currently Sold Out
Due back 08/14/2015
Save $9.46 (21%)
Free return shipping
21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $2.50
16 more offers below.
Additional Sellers for Big-Time Shakespeare
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping.More about the Marketplace
Barnes & Noble.com Various Shipping Locations, USA
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$2.50 +$3.99 s/h
Bay City Books Benicia, CA
Highlighting/Underlining/Notations in text. ACCEPTABLE with noted wear to cover and pages. Binding intact. May contain highlighting, inscriptions or notations. We offer a no-hassle guarantee on all ou...show morer items. Orders generally ship by the next business day. Default Text ...show less
$2.50 +$3.99 s/h
Blue Cloud Books Phoenix, AZ
This book is almost new and shows only very slight signs of wear. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$2.80 +$3.99 s/h
Bookmans AZ Tucson, AZ
1996 Paperback Fair Highlighting/Underlining/Notes etc. Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.
$22.56 +$3.99 s/h
Better World Books UK Dunfermline,
Good Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shippi...show moreng from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
$24.00 +$3.99 s/h
David J. Craig-bookseller ON Toronto, ON
1996 Softcover, 8vo, 256 pages. As new, unmarked, uncreased.
$32.95 +$3.99 s/h
omgtextbooks Pueblo West, CO
London, England 1996 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white.
$35.99 +$3.99 s/h
SUPER BOOKS Fort Mill, SC
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$45.25 +$3.99 s/h
PaperbackshopUS Secaucus, NJ
New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$45.28 +$3.99 s/h
EuroBooks Horcott Rd, Fairford,
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
XP or Windows 7 (32 or 64 running in 32 bit mode), or Mac OS 10.6 or above
At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.