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  • Meaning by Shakespeareby Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    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...

  • Christopher Marloweby Vivien Thomas; William Tydeman

    Routledge 1994; US$ 159.95

    Brings together for the first time in a single volume all the recognised sources of Marlowe's dramatic work. An invaluable resource for all those interested Marlowe and the development of Elizabethan theatre. more...

  • The Comedies of Shakespeareby William Shakespeare

    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...

  • Making Shakespeareby Tiffany Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Shakespeare, Marlow and the Politics of Franceby Richard Hillman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 144.00

    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...

  • The Tragedies of Shakespeareby William Shakespeare

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 24.95

    Contains the complete text of such Shakespeare tragedies as Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Macbeth. more...

  • Author's Pen and Actor's Voiceby Robert Weimann; Helen Higbee; William West

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Redefines the relationship between writing and performance in Shakespeare's theatre. more...

  • A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, 3by Richard Dutton; Jean E. Howard

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29

    This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Examines... more...

  • Shakespeare's Humanismby Robin Headlam Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book argues that the idea of a universal human nature was as important to Shakespeare as it was to every other Renaissance writer. more...

  • Defining Literary Criticismby Carol Atherton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    Outlining the controversies that have surrounded the academic discipline of English Literature since its institutionalization in the late nineteenth century, this important book draws on a range of archival sources. It addresses issues that are central to the identity of academic English - how the subject came into existence, and what makes it a specialist... more...