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English renaissance (1500-1640)

  • Politics Otherwiseby

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 55.00

    The book is comprised of essays that utilize Shakespeare as a productive window into topics of contemporary social and political relevance. Its interdisciplinary qualities make the book relevant for students of political studies, literature, philosophy, cultural studies, and history. more...

  • Middle Englishby

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 74.99

    This volume energizes issues of research in Middle English studies by eschewing an emphasis on what 'we know' and instead addressing the most challenging areas of unfixed opinion and unsettled debate. Although major authors such as Chaucer and Langland are richly represented, many little-known and neglected texts are considered as well. more...

  • Thomas Middleton: The Collected Worksby

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 49.99

    Thomas Middleton is one of the few playwrights in English whose range and brilliance comes close to Shakespeare's. This handsome edition makes all Middleton's work accessible in a single volume, for the first time. It will generate excitement and controversy among all readers of Shakespeare and the English classics. more...

  • Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Cultureby

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 249.99

    Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture is a comprehensive companion to The Collected Works of Thomas Middleton, providing detailed introductions to and full editorial apparatus for the works themselves as well as a wealth of information about Middleton's historical and literary context. more...

  • Blood Relationsby Janet Adelman

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    In Blood Relations , Janet Adelman confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew. With her distinctive psychological acumen, she argues that Shakespeare?s play frames the uneasy relationship between Christian and Jew specifically in familial terms in order to recapitulate the vexed familial relationship between... more...

  • Suffocating Mothersby Janet Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    An original reading of Shakespeare's plays illuminating his negotiations with mothers, present and absent, and tracing the genesis of Shakespearean tragedy and romance to a psychologized version of the Fall. more...

  • Extramural Shakespeareby Denise Albanese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    This study argues that Shakespeare can now be understood as part of public culture. Thanks to the emergence of mass education in the twentieth century, Albanese argues that Shakespeare has become a shared property, despite the depiction of his texts as 'elite' cultural objects in the film industry. more...

  • Shakespeare and Languageby Catherine M. S. Alexander

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    This book, first published in 2004, features a selection of the best essays from the last forty years on Shakespeare's use of language. more...

  • Cinematic Shakespeareby Michael Anderegg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 30.99

    Cinematic Shakespeare takes the reader inside the making of a number of significant adaptations to illustrate how cinema transforms and re-imagines the dramatic form and style central to Shakespeare's imagination. more...

  • Romeo and Julietby John F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1993. Presenting excerpts and articles on the themes and characters from the most famous story of young lovers, this collection brings together scholarship relating to the language, performance, and impact of the play. Ordered in three parts, the chapters cover analysis, reviews and interpretation from a wide ranging array... more...