The Shakespearean Stage 1574 1642

The Shakespearean Stage  1574 1642
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date
Category Drama
Total Pages 280
ISBN 052142240X
Rating 5/5 from 2 reviews

The only authoritative, one-volume book to describe all the main features of the original staging of Shakespearean drama.

  • Author : Robert McCrum
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2020-09-03

'Enchanting' Simon Russell Beale --- 'Remarkable' James Shapiro 'Wonderful . . . compulsively readable' Nicholas Hytner Why do the collected works of an Elizabethan writer continue to speak to us as if they were written yesterday? When Robert McCrum began his recovery from a life-changing stroke, described in My Year Off, he discovered

The Shakespearean Stage  1574 1642
  • Author : Andrew Gurr,Professor of English Andrew Gurr
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-01-23

The only authoritative, one-volume book to describe all the main features of the original staging of Shakespearean drama.

Shakespearean Tragedy
  • Author : A.C. Bradley
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2010

In This Book Bradley Approaches The Major Tragedies Of Shakespeare Through An Extended Study Of The Characters, Who Were Presented As Personalities Independent Of Their Place In The Plays. Though His Approach Has Been Questioned Since The 1930S, The Work Is Considered A Classical Masterpiece And Is Still Widely Read.

Shakespearean Negotiations
  • Author : Stephen Greenblatt,Stephen Greenblatt, PH D
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1988

Examines Shakespeare's plays in terms of Elizabethan society, analyzes exorcism, cross-dressing, colonial propaganda, and the law, and discusses Shakespeare's cultural influences

Fools of Time
  • Author : Northrop Frye
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 1996-02-06

In the Alexander Lectures for 1965-66 at the University of Toronto, Dr. Frye describes the basis of the tragic vision as "being in time," in which death as "the essential event that gives shape and form to life ... defines the individual, and marks him off from the continuity of life

The Shakespearean International Yearbook
  • Author : Professor Tom Bishop,Professor Alexa Huang,Dr Brett D Hirsch,Professor Hugh Craig
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2014-08-28

In 2002, for the second volume of this journal, Ian Lancashire reflected on the state of computing in Shakespeare. The decade since his review has seen dramatic change in the web of ‘digital Shakespeares’. This issue’s special section on Digital Shakespeares reflects on these developments and achievements, highlights current research

A Reader in the Language of Shakespearean Drama
  • Author : Vivian Salmon,Edwina Burness
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 1987-01-01

In recent years the language of Shakespearean drama has been described in a number of publications intended mainly for the undergraduate student or general reader, but the studies in academic journals to which they refer are not always easily accessible even though they are of great interest to the general

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy
  • Author : Michael Neill,David Schalkwyk
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016

This handbook brings together 54 essays by scholars from all parts of the world. It offers a fresh and comprehensive understanding of Shakespeare tragedies as both works of literature and as performance texts, written by a playwright who was himself an experienced actor.

Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender
  • Author : Shirley Nelson Garner,Madelon Sprengnether
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1996

"... an important volume for scholar and student alike, and a tribute to the enduring contributions of its authors." —Renaissance Quarterly "These thought-provoking essays run the gamut of feminist criticism on tragedy." —Shakespeare Quarterly "Highly recommended... " —Choice These essays mount a powerful critique of the tragic hero as representative of the

Shakespearean Metadrama
  • Author : James L. Calderwood
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 1971-03-10

Shakespearean Metadrama was first published in 1971. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. In a new approach to Shakespeare criticism, the author interprets five of Shakespeare's early plays as metadramas, dramas that

The Shakespearean International Yearbook
  • Author : Graham Bradshaw,T. G. Bishop,Laurence Wright
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2009

The extended special section in the ninth issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook investigates the uses to which Shakespeare's work was put in South Africa in the twentieth century. The temporal limit emphasizes how the titanic political and ideological struggles that convulsed South Africa also affected how Shakespeare was studied,

Our Shakespearean Heritage
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980

Thomas Shakspeare lived at Balshall, England (1486-1527) and William Shakespeare (1564-1616), the Bard, was his direct descendant in the fourth generation. William's sister, Joan (b.1558), married William Hart (ca. 1564-1616) and Hart descendants intermarried with the Ashley family. Descendants include Mormons in England and the United States.

Mrs  Shakespeare
  • Author : Robert Nye
  • Publisher : Arcade Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000

Provides a humorous glimpse into the mysteries surrounding Shakespeare's personal life and Dark Sonnets through fictional memoirs and short stories by his estranged wife, Anne Hathaway.

The Shakespeare Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-03-10

"All the world's a stage", William Shakespeare wrote, "And all the men and women merely players." Sit back as the curtain goes up on the dramas, sonnets, and life of one of the greatest writers in the English language. Shakespeare wrote or contributed to more than 40 plays, ranging from romantic

Shakespearean Constitutions
  • Author : Jonathan Bate,Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature Jonathan Bate
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1989

The first serious study of Shakespeare's pervasive presence in English cultural life in the 18th and early 19th centuries, this work examines how during times of political stress both "establishment" and "radical" culture tend to compete for possession of the national poet. In a groundbreaking analysis, Bate reveals this process