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  • W.B. Yeats and World Literatureby Barry Sheils

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Arguing for a reconsideration of William Butler Yeats?s work in the light of contemporary studies of world literature, Barry Sheils shows how reading Yeats enables a fuller understanding of the relationship between the extensive map of world literary production and the intensities of poetic practice. Yeats?s appropriation of Japanese Noh theatre, his... more...

  • Shelley's Radical Stagesby Dana Van Kooy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Dana Van Kooy draws critical attention to Percy Bysshe Shelley as a dramatist and argues that his dramas represent a critical paradigm of romanticism in which history is 'staged'. Reading Shelley's dramas as a series of radical stages - historical reenactments and theatrical reproductions - Van Kooy highlights the cultural significance of the drama... more...

  • Making and unmaking in early modern English dramaby Chloe Porter

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    Explores the significance of visual things that are 'under construction' in works by playwrights including Shakespeare, Robert Greene and John Lyly more...

  • Wooden Osby Vin Nardizzi

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 62.00

    By considering works including Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay , the revised Spanish Tragedy , and The Tempest , Nardizzi demonstrates how the “trees” within them were used in imaginative ways to mediate England’s resource crisis. more...

  • Falstaffby Harold Bloom

    Scribner 2017; US$ 22.00 US$ 16.50

    From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time as well as a beloved professor who has taught the Bard for over half a century, an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Falstaff?Shakespeare?s greatest enduring and complex comedic character. Falstaff is both a comic and tragic central protagonist in Shakespeare?s three... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Marlowe's Doctor Faustusby Eva Fitzwater

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; Not Available

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you?ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • Staging the Ottoman Turkby Esin Akalin

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 30.99

    In the wake of the fear that gripped Europe after the fall of Constantinople in 1453, English dramatists, like their continental counterparts, began representing the Ottoman Turks in plays inspired by historical events. The Ottoman milieu as a dramatic setting provided English audiences with a common experience of fascination and fear of the Other.... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Euripides' Electra & Medeaby Robert J Milch

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1965; Not Available

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you?ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • The Shakespearean International Yearbookby Tom Bishop; Alexa Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare?s death in 2016 has seen a wealth of programming, projecting his cultural legacy, entertainment value, and economic impact at sites all across the world. The essays assembled for Volume 16 of The Shakespearean International Yearbook explore the various ways Shakespeare has been invoked at a selection... more...

  • The Renaissance of emotionby Richard Meek; Erin Sullivan

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    This collection of essays offers a major reassessment of the meaning and significance of emotional experience in the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Recent scholarship on early modern emotion has relied on a medical-historical approach, resulting in a picture of emotional experience that stresses the dominance of the material, humoral body.... more...