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Lady Macbeth in America: From the Stage to the White House (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)

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Lady Macbeth has haunted American history since the conflicts of Shakespeares England spilled over into New Englands real witch hunts. To reveal how Lady Macbeth entered American politics as an icon for the First Lady, this investigation focuses on the prominent actresses in the role, how they performed, and their effect on audiences anxious about the countrys First Lady and her influence over the President—especially at times of war. Smith ably shows how the various Lady Macbeths have both reflected and shaped the image their contemporaries have of the ambitious political wife, producing parallels that converge dramatically in twentieth-century “witch hunts.”

Synopsis:

This book examines the symbolic migration of Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth in American culture, from its onstage origins to the White House.

About the Author

Gay Smith is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Theater at Wesleyan University. She is the author of seminal books on George Sands theatre career and has worked professionally as a dramaturg for over thirty years, with the ONeill National Playwrights Conference, Denver Performing Arts Center, Padua Hills Playwrights in Los Angeles, and 7-Devils in McCall, Idaho. She is currently working on an anthology entitled Irish Plays and Politics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230622883
Author:
Smith, Gay
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Acting
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
252
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.687 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » General
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » History and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Shakespeare » Plays
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Shakespeare » Works

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