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WHAT DOES BARDOLATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Bardolatry is the worship, often considered excessive, of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare has been known as "the Bard" since the nineteenth century. One who idolizes Shakespeare is known as a Bardolator. The term Bardolatry, derived from Shakespeare's sobriquet "the Bard of Avon" and the Greek word latria 'worship', was coined by George Bernard Shaw in the preface to his collection Three Plays for Puritans published in 1901. Shaw professed to dislike Shakespeare as a thinker and philosopher because he did not engage with social problems, as his own plays did.
The translations of bardolatry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bardolatry» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BARDOLATRY» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bardolatry
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARDOLATRY»
Discover the use of bardolatry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bardolatry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Romantic Actors and Bardolatry: Performing Shakespeare from ...
Celestine Woo examines the era's four most celebrated Shakespeare performers in London - David Garrick, John Philip Kemble, Sarah Siddons, and Edmund Kean - arguing that they broadened and altered the boundaries of Shakespearean discourse ...
Celestine Woo, 2008
Not Shakespeare: Bardolatry and Burlesque in the Nineteenth ...
This is a study of nineteenth-century Shakespeare burlesques.
Richard W. Schoch, 2002
Shakespeare, Cinema, and Society
Victorian. bardolatry. In this first chapter I want to look at the prehistory of British
Shakespeare film. This isn't to say that an unbroken line of development exists
between Victorian Shakespeare on the stage and the early silent films, or that the
John Collick, 1989
The Shakespeare Myth
IDEOLOGY 1 Bardolatry: or, The cultural materialist's guide to Stratford-upon-
Avon Graham Holderness Stratford will help you to understand Shakespeare. (
F. J. Furnivall) 1 In the spring of 1936 the Directors of the Stratford-upon-Avon
Graham Holderness, 1988
Institutions in Cultures: Theory and Practice
Howard. Felperin. Bardolatry: Then. and. Now. Tis mad idolatry To make the
service greater than the god!' Shakespeare I The Idealization of Shakespeare It is
now all but a commonplace that the idealization of Shakespeare in the latter part
Robert Lumsden, Rajeev Shridhar Patke, 1996
Notorious Identity: Materializing the Subject in Shakespeare
While the categories of the modern and postmodern are still in the process of
being defined, the nature of Bardolatry in postmodern culture is different from that
of Bardolatry in the last century, having less to do with worshipping at the shrine
Linda Charnes, 1993
Coleridge: Critic of Shakespeare
Some of his pronouncements on Shakespeare are uncritical, and have been
found unacceptable. He is guilty, with the eighteenth-century critics, of pure
bardolatry; yet he wears his bardolatry with a difference. The origin of the
bardolatry of his ...
Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī, 1973
BARDOLATRY. CHARLES. MAROWITZ. PLAYING SHAKESPEARE PEGGY
ASHCROFT1. Looking around for a suitable sub-title for this paper I asked a
professor of my acquaintance if he could suggest anything and, given the nature
of my ...
Stanley Wells, 2002
Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century ...
chapter. three. R. Bardolatry. in. Bedlam. Shakespeare. and. Early. Psychiatry.
THROUGH THEIR WRITING, public speaking, dramatic performances, card
playing, chapel worship, and other cultural pursuits, asylum patients were
expected to ...
Benjamin Reiss, 2008
Acts of Criticism: Performance Matters in Shakespeare and ...
Shakespeare Seminar,1 the Shakespeare Association of America, the
International Shakespeare Association, and assorted other professional
meetings, I find myself becoming more and more of a crusader against
Shakespeare bardolatry in ...
Paul Nelsen, June Schlueter, James P. Lusardi, 2006
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARDOLATRY»
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New Shakespeare portrait won't help us understand his works
This is what critics like Graham Holderness have called “bardolatry”: the uncritical worshipping of Shakespeare the deity, at the expense of ... «The Conversation UK, May 15»
History review: 'The Millionaire and The Bard: Henry Folger's …
In one of her most interesting chapters, Mays describes the rise of “bardolatry” over the next century and a half, and the slow recognition of the ... «Dallas Morning News, May 15»
Can we treat Shakespeare as one of our own? Getting the dirt on …
To see Shakespeare in our own terms, avoiding the threats of bardolatry and the cultural cringe, seems a step closer to treating Shakespeare ... «Irish Times, May 15»
English Prof to Conservatives: Bardolatry is Idolatry
With no Shakespeare requirement in the George Mason University English department, it is true that some of our majors won't study ... «National Review Online, May 15»
Essay criticizes studies that claim to show Shakespeare is ignored …
Its Bardolatry is idolatry -- the worship of the playwright as wooden sign rather than living being, a Shakespeare to scold with, but no devotion to ... «Inside Higher Ed, May 15»
Theater Review: Something Rotten! Feels Fresh
... closet-case Puritan always leaking double entendres; his daughter, Portia, a poetry fangirl who bonds with Nigel over their shared Bardolatry; ... «Vulture, Apr 15»
Shakespeare's birthday: ignore the avalanche of adulation – he was …
... for the man and his works, by their devotion to the Shakespearean cause and by their willingness to genuflect at the altar of Bardolatry. «The Conversation UK, Apr 15»
Swordplay and wordplay mingle at Shakespeare Festival
The Bardolatry of the Southern Shakespeare festival returned after a 19-year break from the gathering in Tallahassee. Throughout the rest of ... «Tallahassee.com, Apr 15»
The Bard in Cam
It is a cultural obsession that George Bernard Shaw bitingly dubbed 'Bardolatry', an excessive worship of Shakespeare. In our vigorous study of ... «Varsity Online, Feb 15»
Eternal sunshine of the Shakespeare mind
... other playwrights and I love other plays, and I have a colleague at Mary Baldwin College who intensely dislikes what he calls “this Bardolatry. «Weld for Birmingham, Feb 15»
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