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  • The Tragedy of Richard II Part One – A Newly Authenticated Play by Shakespeare (Book One)by Michael Egan

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2006; US$ 139.95

    This is a new, three-volume edition of an anonymous Elizabethan history play that has intrigued Shakespeare scholars for more than a century. Using modern computer softwares to degrain and magnify the text, Michael Egan resolves many of the transcription difficulties presented by the handwritten MS to produce the most authoritative edition yet available.... more...

  • Twelfth Night Study Guideby William Shakespeare

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95

    Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre-and post-reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys. more...

  • Tyranny in Shakespeareby Mary Ann McGrail

    Lexington Books 2001; US$ 32.99

    Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern... more...

  • William Shakespeareby Sonja Fielitz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 137.30

    Seit über 350 Jahren wird kontinuierlich Shakespeare-Philologie betrieben. Diese Einführung belegt, dass die fruchtbare Auseinandersetzung mit dem englischen Nationaldichter noch lange nicht an ihr Ende gekommen ist. Weit davon entfernt, endgültige Antworten zu liefern, präsentiert sich das Forschungsfeld in ständiger Bewegung. Dem trägt diese Einführung... more...

  • The Winter's Taleby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 50.00

    First performed in May 1611, The Winter's Tale is a play about reconciliation, atonement, and the healing effects of time. Leontes, a paranoid tyrant, suffers from his own rash behavior and jealous delusions. When his long-lost daughter returns and the statue of his dead wife magically comes back to life, order is restored, the family is reunited,... more...

  • Zur Entstehungsgeschichte des Schlegelschen Shakespeareby Michael Bernays

    Celtis Verlag 2013; US$ 51.44

    August Wilhelm Schlegels Shakespeare-Übersetzung zählt zu den exponierten Übersetzungsprojekten der deutschen Literaturgeschichte. Die vierzehn von 1797 bis 1810 erschienenen Stücke, später ergänzt durch Dorothea Tieck und Wolf Heinrich Graf von Baudissin, bilden bis heute die deutsche Standardversion. ? Michael Bernays unterzieht die Manuskripte Schlegels... more...

  • 'What May Words Say . . . ?'by Inge Leimberg

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 74.99

    'What may words say_?' contains a comprehensive and in many respects unconventional interpretation of The Merchant of Venice. The play's development of ideas is unfolded in a literary analysis that focuses on the poet's words in their philological, historical, and philosophical contexts. more...

  • 30 Great Myths about Shakespeareby Laurie Maguire; Emma Smith

    Wiley 2012; US$ 26.95

    Think you know Shakespeare? Think again . . . Was a real skull used in the first performance of Hamlet? Were Shakespeare's plays Elizabethan blockbusters? How much do we really know about the playwright's life? And what of his notorious relationship with his wife? Exploring and exploding 30 popular myths about the great playwright, this illuminating... more...

  • Acting Shakespeareby Bertram Leon Joseph

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    How did the actors for whom Shakespeare wrote his plays make his characters come to life, how did they convey his words? Can modern directors, actors, and even library readers of Shakespeare learn from them? Creating character and making the Elizabethan playwright?s poetry compelling for the audience is a problem which has seldom been resolved in... more...

  • Adaptations of Shakespeareby Daniel Fischlin; Mark Fortier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Shakespeare's plays have been adapted or rewritten in various, often surprising, ways since the seventeenth century. This groundbreaking anthology brings together twelve theatrical adaptations of Shakespeares work from around the world and across the centuries. The plays include The Woman's Prize or the Tamer Tamed John Fletcher The History of King... more...