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Juliet: The Life and Afterlives of Shakespeare's First Tragic Heroine

Author: Sophie Duncan.

Juliet: The Life and Afterlives of Shakespeare's First Tragic Heroine

Author: Sophie Duncan.

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Item #: D41094
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Basic
ISBN: 9781541600324
Romeo and Juliet may be the greatest love story ever told, but who is Juliet? As Oxford Shakespeare scholar Sophie Duncan reveals, Juliet's legacy stretches beyond her literary lifespan into a cultural afterlife ranging from enslaved African girls in the British Caribbean to the real-life Juliets of sectarian violence in Bosnia. Wry and inventive, Juliet is ... More
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Romeo and Juliet may be the greatest love story ever told, but who is Juliet? As Oxford Shakespeare scholar Sophie Duncan reveals, Juliet's legacy stretches beyond her literary lifespan into a cultural afterlife ranging from enslaved African girls in the British Caribbean to the real-life Juliets of sectarian violence in Bosnia. Wry and inventive, Juliet is a tribute to fiction's most famous teenage girl who died young, but who lives forever.


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