The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

Gardening with Shakespeare

Watson, Nicola J. (2015). Gardening with Shakespeare. In: Calvo, Clara and Kahn, Coppélia eds. Celebrating Shakespeare: Commeoration and Cultural Memory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 301–329.

Full text available as:
[img]
Preview
PDF (Accepted Manuscript) - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (578kB) | Preview
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

This essay constructs the history of imagining Shakespeare in cultivated spaces and in particular of the commemorative 'Shakespeare garden' of 1916. It considers ideological differences between the Shakespeare garden as conceived in Britain as nativist and nostalgic and as conceived in the USA, where it solved the problem of the relation between the native soil of genius and the trans-global portability of the printed work to make Shakespeare 'at home' across the Atlantic.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2015 Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1-107-04277-1, 978-1-107-04277-3
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetThe Open University (OU)
Keywords: Shakespeare; commemoration; anniversaries; literary landmarks
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Related URLs:
Item ID: 46513
Depositing User: Nicola Watson
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2016 10:32
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2017 16:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/46513
Share this page:

Download history for this item

These details should be considered as only a guide to the number of downloads performed manually. Algorithmic methods have been applied in an attempt to remove automated downloads from the displayed statistics but no guarantee can be made as to the accuracy of the figures.

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk