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As You Like It: Re-imagining Arden in Australian Space

Flaherty, Kathryn (Kate)


The Forest of Arden as evoked in Shakespeare's As You Like It exhibits a demonstrably ambivalent attitude towards 'nature'. However, the play's stage-production history, well into the twentieth century, reflects an unproblematic and deeply nostalgic identification of Arden with the English pastoral setting. That this has been the case even in Australia is the paradox explored by and challenged in the present article. By first establishing the play's fundamental ambivalence on the subject of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Contemporary Theatre Review
DOI: 10.1080/10486800902986129


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