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English renaissance (1500-1640)

  • Die beiden Veroneser. Coriolanus. Liebes Leid und Lustby

    De Gruyter 1856; US$ 182.00

    Die beiden Veroneser. Coriolanus. Liebes Leid und Lust more...

  • A Brief Guide to William Shakespeareby Peter Ackroyd

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11

    An accessible and entertaining journey through the life, times, and work of the Bard - Enigma. Master of language. The greatest comedian in history? The most famous writer in the world. But isn't he a little bit boring? This is an essential guide for anyone who has previously avoided the Bard, and is the perfect introduction for first time students... 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$ 90.00

    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$ 35.00

    Selection of the best essays from the last forty years on Shakespeare's use of language. more...

  • The Improbability of Othelloby Joel B. Altman

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 44.00

    Shakespeare’s dramatis personae exist in a world of supposition, struggling to connect knowledge that cannot be had, judgments that must be made, and actions that need to be taken.  For them, probability—what they and others might be persuaded to believe—governs human affairs, not certainty. Yet negotiating the space of probability... more...

  • Cinematic Shakespeareby Michael Anderegg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • King Leirby Anonymous; Tiffany Stern

    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...

  • The Existential Dramaturgy of William Shakespeareby Asloob Ahmad Ansari

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    An interpretation of Shakespeare through the spiritual crisis of his chief characters. more...