Neil Gaiman | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Kurt Lancaster

This literature criticism consists of approximately 22 pages of analysis & critique of Neil Gaiman.
This section contains 6,559 words
(approx. 22 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Kurt Lancaster

Critical Essay by Kurt Lancaster

SOURCE: Lancaster, Kurt. “Neil Gaiman's ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’: Shakespeare Integrated into Popular Culture.” Journal of American & Comparative Cultures 23, no. 3 (fall 2000): 69-77.

In the following essay, Lancaster discusses Gaiman's award-winning story “A Midsummer's Night Dream,” based on the play by William Shakespeare, in terms of cultural divisions between “high” and “low” art. Lancaster asserts that Gaiman's story successfully integrates the mythic qualities of Shakespeare into a popular modern medium.

How this particular man produced the works that dominate the cultures of much of the world almost four hundred years after his death is one of life's mysteries—and one that will continue to tease our imaginations as we continue to delight...

(read more)

This section contains 6,559 words
(approx. 22 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Kurt Lancaster
Follow Us on Facebook