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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
At a time when the relevance of literary theory itself is frequently being questioned, Richard Wilson makes a compelling case for French Theory in Shakespeare Studies. Written in two parts, the first half looks at how French theorists such as Bourdieu, Cixous, Deleuze, Derrida and Foucault were themselves shaped by reading Shakespeare; while the second... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 7.28
In this concise, accessible, and engaging biography, Pollard rejects the jingoistic approach to one of England's most renowned military heroes. Henry V enjoyed spectacular success against the French, coming tantalisingly close to conquering the vast country and imposing and English dynasty; this in a reign of just nine years, in only seven of which... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Turning to the potent idea of political theology to recover the strange mix of political and religious thinking during the Renaissance, this bracing study reveals in the works of Shakespeare and his sources the figure of the citizen-saint, who represents at once divine messenger and civil servant, both norm and exception. Embodied by such diverse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00
In these essays some of today's leading literary scholars and cultural critics re-examine major writers, genres, and themes in relation to their traditional period affiliations. The essays cover a broad range of writers and periods from the Middle Ages to the present, grouped in two main areas: Chaucer and Medieval and Renaissance studies (Larry D.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
A comprehensive collection of the best writing about this Shakespearian play, both as dramatic literature and theatrical performance, this book is an excellent resource companion to the text. This collected wisdom was originally published in 1986. It contains pieces of commentary from as far back as the late 18th Century but also highly acclaimed critical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
"But in a fiction, in a dream of passion..." In an extended commentary on this passage this book offers a rationale for the excellence and primacy of this play among the tragedies. Throughout, emphasis is placed on Hamlet's fantasies and imaginations rather than on ethical criteria, and on the depiction of Hamlet as a revenge play through an exploration... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Shakespeare and Immigration presents a variety of perspectives on the immigrant experience in Shakespearean drama, and the way that attention to the influential nature of the foreigner affects perceptions of community and identity. Offering the first sustained study of the significance of the immigrant and alien experience to our understanding of Shakespeare's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Reading Shakespeare through Philosophy advocates that the beauty of Shakespearean drama is inseparable from its philosophical power. Shakespeare?s plays make demands on us even beyond our linguistic attention and historical empathy: they require thinking, and the concepts of philosophy can provide us with tools to aid us in that thinking. This... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95
Timeless Shakespeare-designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original play. These classic plays retold will grab a students attention from the first page. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity... more...