Shakespeare our contemporary by Jan Kott

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Published by Methuen in London .

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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Jan Kott’s book “Shakespeare Our Contemporary” is an example of such failed efforts (the book was published in Polish, in ; the Kindle edition of the English translation was made available in ).

In his book, Kott analyses the History Plays, “Hamlet”, “Troilus and 2/5(2). A prolific literary critic, Kott spent the last thirty or so years of his life in the United States.

He died at the age of 87 in Since then Shakespeare Our Contemporary has remained one of the most influential books on Shakespeare and references to it can be found almost wherever one looks. I will certainly continue to refer to him.The full text of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets side-by-side with translations into modern English.

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