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Sinfield, Alan

Overview
Works: 107 works in 521 publications in 1 language and 17,001 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Essays  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  Documentary films  Biography  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Alan Sinfield
Literature, politics, and culture in postwar Britain by Alan Sinfield( )

61 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers an account of political change since 1945 and how such change shaped the cultural output of our time. It also looks at how and when literature intersects with other cultural forms - including jazz and rock music, television, journalism, commercial and mass cultures - and the growth of American cultural dominance
Faultlines : cultural materialism and the politics of dissident reading by Alan Sinfield( )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tegendraadse en ideologiekritische lezing van teksten uit de Britse Renaissance van o.a. William Shakespeare en Christopher Marlowe
On sexuality and power by Alan Sinfield( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is widely supposed that the most suitable partner will be someone very much like oneself; gay fiction and cinema are often organized around this assumption. Nonetheless, power differentials are remarkably persistent -- as well as sexy. What are the personal and political implications of this insight' Sinfield argues that hierarchies in interpersonal relations are continuous with the main power differentials of our social and political life (gender, class, age, and race); therefore it is not surprising that they govern our psychic lives. Recent writing enables an exploration of their positive potential, especially in fantasy, as well as their danger. On Sexuality and Power focuses on the writing of the last thirty years, revisiting also Whitman, Wilde, Mann, Forster, and Genet, and reassessing the very idea of a gay canon
Political Shakespeare : new essays in cultural materialism by Jonathan Dollimore( Book )

52 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Shakespeare, cultural materialism and the new historicism-2. Renaissance authority and its subversion, Henry IV and Henry V.- 3. This thing of darkness I acknowledge mine: The Tempest and the discourse of Colonialism. - 4. Transgressioon and surveillance in Measure for Measure. - 5. The patriarchal bard: feminist criticism and Shakespeare: King Lear and Measure for Measure. - 6. Strategies of State and political plays: A Midsummer Nights̀ Dream, Henry V, Henry VIII. - 7. Shakespeare understudies: the sodomite, the prostitute, the transvestite and their critics. - 8. Introduction: Reproductions, interventions. - 9. Givee an account of Shakespeare and Education, showing why you think they are effective and what you have appreciated about them. Support your comments with precise references. - 10. Royal Shakespeare: theatre and the making of ideology. - 11. Radical potentiality and institutional closure:Shakespeare in film and television. - 12. How Brecht read Shakespeare. - 13. Heritage and the market, regulation and desublimation
Cultural politics-- queer reading by Alan Sinfield( Book )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a challenge to the assumptions that have shaped English literature. It offers an investigation of the principles and practice and a compelling argument for intellectual allegiances beyond the academy
British culture of the postwar : an introduction to literature and society, 1945-1999 by Alan Sinfield( )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work should be a helpful starting point for those studying cultural developments in Britain during the second half of the 20th century. Chapters on individual people and art forms give an overview of the progression of different genres at the time
Shakespeare, authority, sexuality : unfinished business in cultural materialism by Alan Sinfield( )

15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shakespeare, Authority, Sexuality is a reassessment of cultural materialism as a way of understanding the intersections of textuality, history, culture and politics by one of the founding figures of this critical movement. Alan Sinfield examines cultural materialism both as a body of ongoing argument, and as it informs particular works by Shakespeare and his contemporaries, especially in relation to sexuality in early-modern England and queer theory."--Jacket
Dramatic monologue by Alan Sinfield( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society and literature, 1945-1970( Book )

17 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out on stage : lesbian and gay theatre in the twentieth century by Alan Sinfield( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinfield tracks stage representations of lesbians and gay men from Oscar Wilde to the present day, examining scores of British and American plays produced and viewed in alternative as well as West End and Broadway theaters. Theater, he argues, was and is an important place for the circulation of images of homosexuality and for the exploration of concepts of gender and sexuality.--From publisher description
Literature in Protestant England, 1560-1660 by Alan Sinfield( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hardline, uncompromising theology preached by the English Church in the 16th and 17th Centuries had disturbing effects on the literature of the period. This study, originally published in 1983, assesses the importance of the prevailing religious climate to the work of several major writers, both in and out of sympathy with the contemporary protestantism. It is argued that the accepted view of the period as essentially 'Christian-Humanist' obscures the harsher aspects of a Calvinism which throws into relief the agonies of a writer like Donne, the acceptances of one like George Her
The Wilde century : effeminacy, Oscar Wilde, and the queer moment by Alan Sinfield( Book )

18 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how "effeminacy" became part of the dominant modern idea of male homosexuality
The language of Tennyson's In memoriam by Alan Sinfield( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Tennyson by Alan Sinfield( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth, William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is part of the "New Casebooks" series which is designed to reveal some of the ways in which contemporary criticism has changed our understanding of commonly studied texts and writers and, indeed, of the nature of criticism itself. Central to this series is a concern with modern critical theory and its effect on current approaches to the study of literature. This particular casebook looks at Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in a series of 12 articles. Among the essays featured are "Macbeth" and masculinity by Marilyn French, "Macbeth" and witchcraft by Peter Stallybrass, an analysis of the character of Lady Macbeth by Sigmund Freud and the history, ideology and intellectual response to "Macbeth" by Alan Sinfield
The selected plays of John Webster by John Webster( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gay and after by Alan Sinfield( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and loves of Oscar Wilde( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Oscar Wilde's life, told by his grandson and others
English poetry( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textual practice( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Faultlines : cultural materialism and the politics of dissident reading
Alternative Names
Алън Синфилд

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Faultlines : cultural materialism and the politics of dissident readingOn sexuality and powerPolitical Shakespeare : new essays in cultural materialismCultural politics-- queer readingBritish culture of the postwar : an introduction to literature and society, 1945-1999Shakespeare, authority, sexuality : unfinished business in cultural materialismOut on stage : lesbian and gay theatre in the twentieth centuryLiterature in Protestant England, 1560-1660