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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Performed at the Globe Theater in 1605, King Leir is presumed to be a prime source for Shakespeare. Although the story is the same, in this anonymous version the ending is happy. This is the first time this fascinating work is published in a single-play edition more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
Citizen Shakespeare combines recent historiography with the close analysis of language to show how the subjectivities of the London citizen and the immigrant city-dweller unexpectedly pervade the full range of Shakespeare's drama despite the overt aristocratic settings and concerns many of his plays share. more...