All the World's a Stage: A literary topos by Marlissa Gerken

All the World's a Stage: A literary topos

byMarlissa Gerken

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Seminar paper from the year 2002 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Saarland University (Anglistik), course: Introduction to literature, 11 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: 'All the world's a stage' is a phrase we usually associate with Shakespeare and his plays. Did Shakespeare coin this phrase, was it used by his contemporaries or do its origins in fact go back further? In how far was this concept of 'the world being a stage' taken up in post-Shakespearean times? This paper is an attempt to find out the actual origins of this phrase and point out how it was used throughout the centuries.

Title:All the World's a Stage: A literary toposFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 5, 2008Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3638058441

ISBN - 13:9783638058445

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