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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Reading Shakespeare Historicallyby Lisa Jardine

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    Reading Shakespeare Historically is a passionate, provocative book by one of the most renowned and popular Renaissance scholars writing today. Charting ten years of critical development, these challenging, witty essays shed new light on Renaissance studies. It also raises intriguing questions about how the culture and history of the past illuminates... more...

  • The Wheel of Fireby G. Wilson Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 137.00

    Originally published in 1930, this classic of modern Shakespeare criticism proves both enlightening and innovative. Standing head and shoulders above all other Shakespearean interpretations, Wheel of Fire is the masterwork of the brilliant English scholar G. Wilson Knight. Founding a new and influential school of Shakespearean criticism, Wheel of... more...

  • A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, 1by 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.... 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...

  • As You Like Itby William Shakespeare; Cynthia Marshall

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This edition provides a detailed history of the play in production, both on stage and on screen. more...