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Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare's Originalityby John Kerrigan

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 29.99

    This compact, engaging book puts Shakespeare's originality in historical context and looks at how he worked with his sources: the plays, poems, chronicles and romances on which his own plays are based. more...

  • Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedyby Jonathan Goossen

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy relates new understandings of Aristotle’s dramatic theory to the comedy of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare. Typically, scholars of Renaissance drama have treated Aristotle’s theory only as a possible historical influence on Jonson’s and Shakespeare’s drama, focusing primarily on their tragedies. Yet... more...

  • Shakespeare's Sonnetsby William Shakespeare

    Lerner Publishing Group 2018; US$ 3.99

    Along with writing comedic and dramatic plays, William Shakespeare was also a master poet. Using the sonnet structure (three quatrains and a final couplet composed in iambic pentameter), he composed 154 poems covering timeless themes of love, beauty, and mortality. The poems' subjects—the Fair Youth, the Dark Lady, and the Rival Poet—have become nearly... more...

  • Antony and Cleopatraby William Shakespeare

    Lerner Publishing Group 2018; US$ 3.99

    Two years after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, three men—Octavius Caesar, Lepidus, and Mark Antony—rule the Roman Republic. Antony should be in Rome, helping to stop Pompey's rebel army, but he rarely leaves the side of his lover, Egypt's beautiful Queen Cleopatra. With war against Pompey imminent and tensions deepening between Rome's... more...

  • Edward IIIby William Shakespeare

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    RSC CLASSICS - a series of rarely performed plays from the 16th and 17th centuries, published alongside their resurrection by the RSC in Stratford and the West End in 2002/03. Officially attributed to Shakespeare only in 1998, Edward III is set in the age of chivalry and chronicles the beginning of the 100 Years War. Following the exploits of Edward,... more...

  • Romeo and Juliet in European Cultureby Juan F. Cerdá; Dirk Delabastita; Keith Gregor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00

    This chapter explores several iterations of Romeo and Juliet in (European) digital cultures. Europe is placed in brackets here to capture how, in a digital context, boundaries may and may not apply, but also to complicate critical debate surrounding European Shakespeares. To what extent might we encounter a distinctly European Romeo and Juliet ... more...

  • The Mad Loverby John Fletcher

    Copyright Group 2017; US$ 3.29

    John Fletcher was born in December, 1579 in Rye, Sussex. He was baptised on December 20th. As can be imagined details of much of his life and career have not survived and, accordingly, only a very brief indication of his life and works can be given. Young Fletcher appears at the very young age of eleven to have entered Corpus Christi College... more...

  • Women Pleas'dby John Fletcher

    Copyright Group 2017; US$ 3.29

    John Fletcher was born in December, 1579 in Rye, Sussex. He was baptised on December 20th. As can be imagined details of much of his life and career have not survived and, accordingly, only a very brief indication of his life and works can be given. Young Fletcher appears at the very young age of eleven to have entered Corpus Christi College... more...

  • The Chancesby John Fletcher

    Copyright Group 2017; US$ 3.29

    John Fletcher was born in December, 1579 in Rye, Sussex. He was baptised on December 20th. As can be imagined details of much of his life and career have not survived and, accordingly, only a very brief indication of his life and works can be given. Young Fletcher appears at the very young age of eleven to have entered Corpus Christi College... more...

  • Rule a Wife, and Have a Wifeby John Fletcher

    Copyright Group 2017; US$ 3.29

    John Fletcher was born in December, 1579 in Rye, Sussex. He was baptised on December 20th. As can be imagined details of much of his life and career have not survived and, accordingly, only a very brief indication of his life and works can be given. Young Fletcher appears at the very young age of eleven to have entered Corpus Christi College... more...