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Shakespeare

  • Dramatic Geographyby Laurence Publicover

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 64.99

    Focusing on early modern plays which stage encounters between peoples of different cultures, the volume explores the ways in which early modern plays stage dramatic geography and how this has shaped literary and theatrical heritage. more...

  • Shakespeare's Poeticsby Sarah Dewar-Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The startling central idea behind this study is that the rediscovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the sixteenth century ultimately had a profound impact on almost every aspect of Shakespeare's late plays”their sources, subject matter and thematic concerns. Shakespeare's Poetics reveals the generic complexity of Shakespeare's late plays to be informed... more...

  • Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stagesby Tanya Pollard

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages argues that ancient Greek plays reshaped early modern theatre. Through original research, the book shows both that these plays were more accessible than previously believed, and that early modern audiences responded to specific themes. more...

  • Lying in Early Modern English Cultureby Andrew Hadfield

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    A major study of ideas of truth and falsehood in early modern England from the advent of the Reformation to the aftermath of the failed Gunpowder Plot. more...

  • Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern Englandby Lucia Nigri; Naya Tsentourou

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This collection examines the widespread phenomenon of hypocrisy in literary, theological, political, and social circles in England during the years after the Reformation and up to the Restoration. Bringing together current critical work on early modern subjectivity, performance, print history, and private and public identities and space, the collection... more...

  • Introducing Shakespeare's Tragediesby Victor Cahn

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 23.00

    This guide for instructors of Shakespeare examines six of his most familiar tragedies, with the goal of inspiring students who are largely unfamiliar with them. Proceeding scene by scene through each play, Cahn focuses on character, language, and theme to help students appreciate that these works’ issues and implications remain universal. more...

  • Introducing Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Romancesby Victor Cahn

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 23.00

    This guide for instructors of Shakespeare examines seven of his most familiar plays, with the goal of inspiring students who are largely unfamiliar with them. Proceeding scene by scene through each work, Cahn focuses on character, language, and theme to help students appreciate that these plays’ issues and implications remain universal. more...

  • The Shakespearean Forestby Anne Barton

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    Anne Barton's final book uncovers the pervasive presence of woodland in early modern drama, revealing its persistent imaginative power. more...

  • Twelfth Night: A User's Guideby Michael Pennington

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    'As good a guide to Twelfth Night as you can get' Richard Eyre This serious yet lively book offers an intensely practical account of the way Twelfth Night actually works on stage. Drawing both on his inside knowledge as a director of the play and on his lifelong experience as a Shakespearian actor, Pennington takes the reader through Twelfth... more...

  • Hamlet: A User's Guideby Michael Pennington

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    An intensely practical account of the way Hamlet actually works on stage. Writing with the benefit of inside experience of many productions, actor and director Michael Pennington takes us through Hamlet scene by scene, and character by character. He also gives a personal account of his own encounters with the play, and of its staging through... more...