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- Shepheard-Walwyn 2013; US$ 24.99
Offering an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy and a viewpoint seldom considered, this book argues that his philosophy was consistent, consciously held, and profoundly Christian. Showing that Shakespeare appreciated the danger faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, it explains how the playwright... more...
- Lexington Books 2001; US$ 32.99
Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99
Political science is becoming ever more reliant on abstract statistical models and almost divorced from human judgment, hope, and idealism. William Shakespeare offers the political scientist an antidote to this methodological alienation, this self-imposed exile from the political concerns of citizens and politicians. The contributors to this volume,... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99
Spirit, Soul, and City offers a new reading of Coriolanus, Shakespeare's most political play and the last of his great tragedies. Portraying the founding of the Roman republic and the life and soul of its legendary warrior, Coriolanus, the play brings to light not only the hidden working of Rome's mixed regime but the inherent tragic tensions in the... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2013; US$ 84.99
This volume extends the reach of the American Shakespeare Center, which consistently provides the finest in Shakespearean and Elizabethan dramatic performance and scholarship, by providing the best of its biannual conference to anyone with scholarly or informal interest in the subject of early modern drama in performance, how it works on stage,... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
One man and his predictive text take on the people, institutions and events that shaped the course of British history…with some hilarious results. From the soliloquies of Shakespeare to the Royal Family, nothing escapes unscathed in this riotous romp through the history books. Glitzch!?s cover girl the Queer Vicar (Queen Victoria), Sir Waiter Takeaway... more...
- Routledge 1996; US$ 260.00
This presents a record of how, from the nineteenth century onwards, critics viewed Donne, and how he became part of the literary canon. Contains writings on Donne from 1873 to 1923, including Kipling, Yeats, Pound, Eliot and Hardy. 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...
- 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...