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- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 79.99
Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of 'education' beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically 'American' education. This book maps... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 19.95
Aimed squarely at the student new to Shakespeare, this volume provides a through introduction to the plays, based on the exciting new approaches shaping the field of Shakespeare studies. The author offers a refreshingly clear guide to Shakespeare's language; the plays as performance texts; the cultural and political contexts of the plays; early modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
We traditionally assume that the `meaning' of each of Shakespeares plays is bequeathed to it by the Bard. It is as if, to the information which used to be given in theatrical programmes, `Cigarettes by Abdullah, Costumes by Motley, Music by Mendelssohn', we should add `Meaning by Shakespeare'. These essays rest on a different, almost opposite, principle.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 24.95
This Modern Library edition presents all fourteen comedies--each complete and unabridged--in the Shakespearean canon, along with notes and glossary. Here are: The Tempest The Two Gentlemen of Verona The Merry Wives of Windsor Measure for Measure The Comedy of Errors Much Ado About Nothing Love's Labour's Lost A Midsummer-Night's Dream... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 132.00
Taking a wide-ranging intertextual approach, Richard Hillman sets Early Modern English play-texts against political and cultural discourses concerning France, as these informed contemporary English consciousness. The English works explored go beyond those directly representing French affairs; the French examples include dramatic treatments of Joan... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Making Shakespeare is a lively introduction to the major issues of the stage and print history, whilst also raising questions about what a Shakespeare play actually is. Tiffany Stern reveals how London, the theatre, the actors and the way in which the plays were written and printed all affect the 'Shakespeare' that we now read. Concentrating on the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 56.00
The first ever comprehensive account of the way in which Shakespeare's texts have been edited and published from the Renaissance through to our own time. Murphy discusses all of the major scholarly editions and also attends to mass market popular texts, ranging widely across the rich field of Shakespeare publishing. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00
Robert Weimann redefines the relationship between writing and performance, or 'playing', in Shakespeare's theatre and offers a reconsideration and redefinition of Elizabethan performance and production practices. The study reviews the most recent methodologies of textual scholarship, performance theory, and film interpretation, and offers a new approach... more...