The Oxford Handbook Of Shakespearean Tragedy

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 955
ISBN 9780198724193
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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.

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.

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The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare
  • Author : R. Malcolm Smuts
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-21

Rather than seeking to survey the historical 'background' to Shakespeare, the essays in the collection display a variety of perspectives, insights and methodologies found in current historical work that may also inform literary studies. In addition to Elizabethan and early seventeenth century polities, they examine such topics as the characteristics

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The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare
  • Author : Arthur F. Kinney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012

Contains forty original essays.

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The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Performance
  • Author : James C. Bulman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-23

Shakespearean performance criticism has undergone a sea change in recent years, and strong tides of discovery are continuing to shift the contours of the discipline. The essays in this volume, written by scholars from around the world, reveal how these critical cross-currents are influencing the ways we now view Shakespeare

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The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment
  • Author : Valerie Traub
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016

The forty established and emerging scholars whose work is included in this volume bring an expansive understanding of feminism to questions of embodiment in Shakespeare and early modern studies. Using a diverse range of methods--historicism, psychoanalysis, queer theory, critical race studies, postcolonialism, posthumanism, eco-criticism, animal studies, disability studies, textual editing,

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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy
  • Author : Claire McEachern
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08

This revised and updated Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of the ten plays considered to be Shakespeare's tragedies. Thirteen essays, written by leading scholars in Britain and North America, address the ways in which Shakespearean tragedy originated, developed and diversified, as well

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Shakespeare s The Merchant of Venice
  • Author : Michael Neill
  • Publisher : Connell Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13

The Merchant of Venice is now the most contentious of Shakespeare's plays. Its only rival in this respect is Othello, and this is because both plays deal with dangerous issues of race. In Othello Iago uses the protagonist's colour both to goad his victim's jealousy and to excite the animosity

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The Comedy of Errors
  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-07-12

Two sets of identical twins provide the basis for ongoing incidents of mistaken identity, within a lively plot of quarrels, arrests, and a grand courtroom denouement. One of Shakespeare's earliest comedic efforts.

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The New Oxford Shakespeare
  • Author : Gary Taylor,Gabriel Egan
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09

This companion volume to The New Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works concentrates on the issues of canon and chronology--currently the most active and controversial debates in the field of Shakespeare editing. It presents in full the evidence behind the choices made in The Complete Works about which works Shakespeare wrote,

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The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama
  • Author : Thomas Betteridge,Greg Walker
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2012-07-19

The Oxford Handbook to Tudor Drama is the authoritative secondary text on Tudor drama. It both integrates recent important research across different disciplines and periods and sets a new agenda for the future study of Tudor drama, questioning a number of the central assumptions of previous studies. Balancing the interests

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King Lear
  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03-09

Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare's tragic dramas, complete with explanatory footnotes.

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Early Modern Tragicomedy
  • Author : Subha Mukherji,Raphael Lyne
  • Publisher : DS Brewer
  • Release Date : 2007

Fresh explorations of the tragicomic drama, setting the familiar plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries alongside Irish and European drama.

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Literature and the Touch of the Real
  • Author : Academic Director of Global Shakespeare David Schalkwyk,David Schalkwyk
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Release Date : 2004

It uses the Wittgensteinian notions of "samples" and "criteria" to show that language is involved in the appropriation of aspects of the world through the historically contingent activities of linguistic practice, and it uses Wittgenstein's analysis of aspect perception to forge a new account of the ideological role of the

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Hamlet s Dreams
  • Author : David Schalkwyk
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-01-31

Hamlet's Dreams brings together the Robben Island Prison of Nelson Mandela and the prison that is Denmark for Shakespeare's Hamlet. David Shalkwyk uses the circulation of the so-called 'Robben Island Shakespeare', a copy of the Alexander edition of the Complete Works that was secretly circulated, annotated and signed by a

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Issues of Death
  • Author : Michael Neill
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1997

Issues of Death offers a fresh approach to the tragic drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Starting from the premise that "death" is a historical construct that is differently experienced in every culture, it treats Renaissance tragedy as an instrument for reimagining the human encounter with death. Analyses of major

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