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Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare on Stage: Volume 2by Julian Curry

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 21.99

    ?This book gives some of the very best of Shakespeare?s twenty-first-century colleagues an opportunity to share insights that can only come from playing him? Nicholas Hytner, from his Foreword Twelve leading actors take us behind the scenes of landmark Shakespearean productions, each recreating in detail their memorable performance in a major role.... more...

  • The Shakespearean Worldby Jill L Levenson; Robert Ormsby

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 220.00

    The Shakespearean World takes a global view of Shakespeare and his works, especially their afterlives. Constantly changing, the Shakespeare central to this volume has acquired an array of meanings over the past four centuries. "Shakespeare" signifies the historical person, as well as the plays and verse attributed to him. It also signifies the attitudes... more...

  • Shakespeare for Freedomby Ewan Fernie

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 44.00

    Shakespeare for Freedom shows why Shakespeare has mattered for four hundred years, and why he still matters today. more...

  • Shakespearean Perspectivesby David Lucking

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00

    David Lucking sees Shakespeare?s plays as negotiating tensions between a number of alternative, and sometimes mutually antagonistic perspectives. Some of these perspectives are associated with particular languages, cultures and texts, while others involve philosophical issues such as the nature of personal ontology and distinctions between reality... more...

  • Narrating the Visual in Shakespeareby Richard Meek

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines Shakespeare's fascination with the art of narrative and the visuality of language. Richard Meek complicates our conception of Shakespeare as either a 'man of the theatre' or a 'literary dramatist', suggesting ways in which his works themselves debate the question of text versus performance. Beginning with an exploration of the... more...

  • Power and Passion in Shakespeare's Pronounsby Penelope Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In revealing patterns of you/thou use in Shakespeare's plays, this study highlights striking and significant shifts from one to the other. Penelope Freedman demonstrates that understanding of the implications of you/thou use in early modern English has been bedevilled by overconcern with issues of power and status, and her careful research, analysing... more...

  • Shakespeare and his Contemporaries in Performanceby Edward J. Esche

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The creation of the new Globe Theatre in London has heightened interest in Shakespeare performance studies in recent years. The essays in this volume testify to this burgeoning research into issues surrounding contemporary performances of plays by Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists, as well as modern trends and developments in stage and media presentations... more...

  • Studio Shakespeareby Alycia Smith-Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    An extensive history of The Royal Shakespeare Company's studio theatre, Studio Shakespeare: The Royal Shakespeare Company at The Other Place also includes a biography of its founder and first artistic director, Mary Ann 'Buzz' Goodbody (1947-75). Alycia Smith-Howard reveals how, as a socialist, feminist, and the RSC's first female director, Goodbody... more...

  • The Invisible Handby James Hartley

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 6.99

    Based around Macbeth, first of a series called Shakespeare´s Moon. Each book set in the same boarding school but focuses on a different Shakespeare play. more...

  • All Change Pleaseby Lucy Kerbel

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    'Lucy Kerbel's work has become increasingly pivotal in helping the entire industry raise its game... this illuminating book answers the cynic, informs the impartial, converts the supporter into an activist and equips them all; not in a rallying cry of anger-fuelled idealism, but in a calm, pragmatic and clear-eyed way.' Rufus Norris, Director of the... more...