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  • The Sounds of Poetryby Robert Pinsky

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.90

    The Poet Laureate's clear and entertaining account of how poetry works. "Poetry is a vocal, which is to say a bodily, art," Robert Pinsky declares in The Sounds of Poetry . "The medium of poetry is the human body: the column of air inside the chest, shaped into signifying sounds in the larynx and the mouth. In this sense, poetry is as physical or... more...

  • A New Matrix for Modernismby Nelljean Rice

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Iconocalstesby Hubert Griffith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1927. The main argument in this book is that Shakespeare's work is of such intense vitality that it is always modern and that although historical associations may have grown up round it, considerations of the works that grew out of it, or the works that it derives from, are pure irrelevancies. The author maintains that the quality... more...

  • The Artistry of Shakespeare's Proseby Brian Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1968. This re-issues the revised edition of 1979. The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose is the first detailed study of the use of prose in the plays. It begins by defining the different dramatic and emotional functions which Shakespeare gave to prose and verse, and proceeds to analyse the recurrent stylistic devices used in his... more...

  • That Shakespeherian Ragby Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    First published in 1986. This collection of essays focuses on the ways in which our society 'processes' Shakespeare and the purposes for which this seems to be done. The case is made by examining the work of four highly influential critics: A C Bradley, Walter Raleigh, T S Eliot and John Dover Wilson. Terence Hawkes asks whether, beyond the readings... more...

  • Shakespeare's Historyby Lily B Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1947 in the USA. This edition reprints the first UK edition of 1964. Published to critical acclaim, the central argument of this book is that the historical play must be studied as a genre separate from tragedy and comedy. Just as there is in Shakespearean tragedies a dominant ethical pattern of passion opposed to reason, so there... more...

  • Shakespeare Reproducedby Jean E Howard; Marion F O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1987. The essays in Shakespeare Reproduced offer a political critique of Shakespeare's writings and the uses to which those writings are put Some of the essays focus on Shakespeare in his own time and consider how his plays can be seen to reproduce or subvert the cultural orthodoxies and the power relations of the late Renaissance.... more...

  • Shakespeare's Dramatic Structuresby Anthony Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1986. The focus of this book is the dramatic strategies of scenic repetition and character separation. The author traces the way in which Shakesperare often presents recurring gestures, dramatic interactions, and complex scenic structures at widely separated intervals in a play - thereby providing an internal system of cross-reference... more...

  • Shakespeare as Collaboratorby Kenneth Muir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This edition first published in 1960. This book discusses the extent of Shakespeare's collaboration in the plays of Edward III, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Pericles and the lost Cardenio . It includes chapters on the dramatic value of the plays irrespective of authorship. more...

  • Visionary Drearinessby Markus Poetzsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Visionary Dreariness: Readings in Romanticism’s Quotidian Sublime undertakes a reconceptualization of the theoretical and experiential framework of the Romantic sublime by shifting the focus from Burke’s and Kant’s prescriptions of natural vastness and grandeur to the narrower but no less wondrous spaces, objects and experiences of everyday life.... more...