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  • Shakespeare | Cutby Bruce R. Smith

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    In distracted times like the present, Shakespeare too has been driven to distraction. Shakespeare | Cut considers contemporary practices of cutting up Shakespeare in stage productions, videogames, book sculptures, and YouTube postings, while also exploring how Shakespeare's texts have been cut apart beginning in Shakespeare's own time. more...

  • No Hamletsby Andreas Höfele

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    Andreas Höfele presents the first critical account of the role of Shakespeare in the intellectual tradition of the political right in Germany, from the 1870s to the Cold War era. He explores the identification of Germany with Hamlet, and shows how a whole strand of Shakespeare reception became embedded in German history over this period. more...

  • Shakespeare's Follyby Sam Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This study contends that folly is of fundamental importance to the implicit philosophical vision of Shakespeare?s drama. The discourse of folly?s wordplay, jubilant ironies, and vertiginous paradoxes furnish Shakespeare with a way of understanding that lays bare the hypocrisies and absurdities of the serious world. Like Erasmus, More, and Montaigne... more...

  • Shakespeare, Cinema, Counter-Cultureby Ailsa Grant Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    Addressing for the first time Shakespeare?s place in counter-cultural cinema, this book examines and theorizes counter-hegemonic, postmodern, and post-punk Shakespeare in late 20 th and early 21 st century film. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies, Grant Ferguson presents an interdisciplinary approach that offers new theories on the nature... more...

  • The Methuen Book of Shakespeare Anecdotesby Ralph Berry

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Few playwrights have been more slandered, abused or honoured in performance than William Shakespeare. First published in 1992, this collection of 300 stories focuses on Shakespeare?s plays on stage. Organised chronologically, it offers the reader the opportunity to witness the changes in theatrical approaches to Shakespeare from their own time to... more...

  • Costuming the Shakespearean Stageby Robert I. Lublin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Although scholars have long considered the material conditions surrounding the production of early modern drama, until now, no book-length examination has sought to explain what was worn on the period's stages and, more importantly, how articles of apparel were understood when seen by contemporary audiences. Robert Lublin's new study considers royal... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeareby R. Malcolm Smuts

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 202.50 US$ 174.15

    he Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare offers literary scholars a variety of perspectives, insights and methodologies found in current historical work that inform the study of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. more...

  • Shakespeare and Manuscript Dramaby James Purkis

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book explores collaboration, theatre practice, and Shakespeare's canon by analysing the evidence of manuscripts used in early modern playhouses. more...

  • Designers' Shakespeareby John Russell Brown; Stephen Di Benedetto

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Theatre Design involves everything seen on stage: not only scenery but costumes, wigs, makeup, properties, lighting, sound, even the shape and material of the stage itself. Designers? Shakespeare presents and analyses the work of a half-dozen leading practitioners of this specialist art. By focusing specifically on their Shakespearean work, it also... more...

  • Unsettled Tolerationby Brian Walsh

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    Unsettled Toleration investigates how plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries grappled with the reality of a fractured Christendom some sixty years after the Reformation initiated by King Henry VIII. more...