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  • Ecocritical Shakespeareby Lynne Bruckner; Dan Brayton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Can reading, writing about, and teaching Shakespeare contribute to the health of the planet? To what degree are Shakespeare's plays anthropocentric or ecocentric? What is the connection between the literary and the real when it comes to ecological conduct? This collection, engages with these pressing questions surrounding ecocritical Shakespeare, in... more...

  • A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottageby Jocelyn L. Buckner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage places this renowned, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. The volume covers Nottage's plays, productions, activism, and artistic collaborations to display the extraordinary breadth and depth of her work. ? The collection contains chapters on each of her major... more...

  • Sextetby Morris Panych

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 18.99

    A dark and steamy comedy exploring the harmonies and dysfunctions of six sexually entangled musicians on an ill-fated winter tour. more...

  • Inside the Seedby Jason Patrick Rothery

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 17.99

    Inside the Seed is a contemporary version of Oedipus Rex reimagined as a darkly comic political thriller. more...

  • Native Shakespearesby Parmita Kapadia; Craig Dionne

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Explored in this essay collection is how Shakespeare is rewritten, reinscribed and translated to fit within the local tradition, values, and languages of the world's various communities and cultures. Contributors show that Shakespeare, regardless of the medium - theater, pedagogy, or literary studies - is commonly 'rooted' in the local customs of a... more...

  • Hamlet, Protestantism, and the Mourning of Contingencyby John E. Curran Jr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Building on current scholarly interest in the religious dimensions of the play, this study shows how Shakespeare uses Hamlet to comment on the Calvinistic Protestantism predominant around 1600. By considering the play's inner workings against the religious ideas of its time, John Curran explores how Shakespeare portrays in this work a completely deterministic... more...

  • Placing the Plays of Christopher Marloweby Sara Munson Deats; Robert A. Logan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Focusing upon Marlowe the playwright as opposed to Marlowe the man, the essays in this collection position the dramatist's plays within the dramaturgical, ethical, and sociopolitical matrices of his own era. The volume also examines some of the most heated controversies of the early modern period, such as the anti-theatrical debate, the relations between... more...

  • Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeareby Kai Wiegandt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In this study, the author offers new interpretations of Shakespeare's works in the context of two major contemporary notions of collectivity: the crowd and rumour. The plays illustrate that rumour and crowd are mutually dependent; they also betray a fascination with the fact that crowd and rumour make individuality disappear. Shakespeare dramatizes... more...

  • For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Againby Michel Tremblay; Linda Gaboriau

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 16.99

    With humour and poignancy, Tremblay offers glimpses of himself and his mother at five different stages of their lives together. more...

  • National Identity in Great Britain and British North America, 1815?1851by Linda E. Connors; Mary Lu MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Examining the complex and rapidly expanding world of print culture and reading in the nineteenth century, Linda E. Connors and Mary Lu MacDonald show how periodicals in the United Kingdom and British North America shaped and promoted ideals about national identity. In the wake of the Napoleonic wars, periodicals instilled in readers an awareness of... more...