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Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book

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ISBN 10 : 9780199212101
Pages : 216 pages
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Download Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book PDF Full Free by Charlotte Scott and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2007-03-29 with total page 216 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book explores the conversations between two media, the book and the stage, as they evolved in both competition and sympathy. Focusing on seven of Shakespeare's plays, it argues the book on stage, as both object and idea, offers one of the most articulate and developed hermeneutic tools available in the study of early modern English culture.


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Shakespeare and the Idea of Western Civilization

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Publisher : CUA Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780813235240
Pages : 280 pages
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Download Shakespeare and the Idea of Western Civilization PDF Full Free by R. V. Young and published by CUA Press. This book was released on 2022 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Offers an unprecedented account of Shakespeare draws upon his civilization's unique culture and illuminates its basic features. Rather than a treatment of all the works, R.V. Young focuses on how some of Shakespeare's best and most well-known plays dramatize the West's conception of social institutions and historical developments.


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Shakespeare and the Idea of Apocrypha

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781316300534
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Download Shakespeare and the Idea of Apocrypha PDF Full Free by Peter Kirwan and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2015-04-16 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In addition to the thirty-six plays of the First Folio, some eighty plays have been attributed in whole or part to William Shakespeare, yet most are rarely read, performed or discussed. This book, the first to confront the implications of the 'Shakespeare Apocrypha', asks how and why these plays have historically been excluded from the canon. Innovatively combining approaches from book history, theatre history, attribution studies and canon theory, Peter Kirwan unveils the historical assumptions and principles that shaped the construction of the Shakespeare canon. Case studies treat plays such as Sir Thomas More, Edward III, Arden of Faversham, Mucedorus, Double Falsehood and A Yorkshire Tragedy, showing how the plays' contested 'Shakespearean' status has shaped their fortunes. Kirwan's book rethinks the impact of authorial canons on the treatment of anonymous and disputed plays.


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The New Oxford Shakespeare

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ISBN 10 : 9780199591152
Pages : 3382 pages
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Download The New Oxford Shakespeare PDF Full Free by William Shakespeare and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2016 with total page 3382 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In one attractive volume, the Modern Critical Edition gives today's students and playgoers the very best resources they need to understand and enjoy all Shakespeare's works. The authoritative text is accompanied by extensive explanatory and performance notes, and innovative introductory materials which lead the reader into exploring questions about interpretation, textual variants, literary criticism, and performance, for themselves.


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The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition

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ISBN 10 : 9780192517586
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Download The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition PDF Full Free by William Shakespeare and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2016-10-27 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Complete Works: Modern Critical Edition is part of the landmark New Oxford Shakespeare—an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited afresh from all the surviving original versions of his work, and drawing on the latest literary, textual, and theatrical scholarship. In one attractive volume, the Modern Critical Edition gives today's students and playgoers the very best resources they need to understand and enjoy all Shakespeare's works. The authoritative text is accompanied by extensive explanatory and performance notes, and innovative introductory materials which lead the reader into exploring questions about interpretation, textual variants, literary criticism, and performance, for themselves. The Modern Critical Edition presents the plays and poetry in the order in which Shakespeare wrote them, so that readers can follow the development of his imagination, his engagement with a rapidly evolving culture and theatre, and his relationship to his literary contemporaries. The New Oxford Shakespeare consists of four interconnected publications: the Modern Critical Edition (with modern spelling), the Critical Reference Edition (with original spelling), a companion volume on Authorship, and an online version integrating all of this material on OUP's high-powered scholarly editions platform. Together, they provide the perfect resource for the future of Shakespeare studies.


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Shakespeare's Early Readers

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781108651165
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Download Shakespeare's Early Readers PDF Full Free by Jean-Christophe Mayer and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018-09-30 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Who were Shakespeare's first readers and what did they think of his works? Offering the first dedicated account of the ways in which Shakespeare's texts were read in the centuries during which they were originally produced, Jean-Christophe Mayer reconsiders the role of readers in the history of Shakespeare's rise to fame and in the history of canon formation. Addressing an essential formative 'moment' when Shakespeare became a literary dramatist, this book explores six crucial fields: literacy; reading and life-writing; editing Shakespeare's text; marking Shakespeare for the theatre; commonplacing; and passing judgement. Through close examination of rare material, some of which has never been published before, and covering both the marks left by readers in their books and early manuscript extracts of Shakespeare, Mayer demonstrates how the worlds of print and performance overlapped at a time when Shakespeare offered a communal text, the ownership of which was essentially undecided.


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The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare's Poetry

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ISBN 10 : 9780191665066
Pages : 784 pages
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Download The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare's Poetry PDF Full Free by Jonathan Post and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2013-07-18 with total page 784 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare's Poetry contains thirty-eight original essays written by leading Shakespeareans around the world. Collectively, these essays seek to return readers to a revivified understanding of Shakespeare's verbal artistry in both the poems and the drama. The volume understands poetry to be not just a formal category designating a particular literary genre but to be inclusive of the dramatic verse as well, and of Shakespeare's influence as a poet on later generations of writers in English and beyond. Focusing on a broad set of interpretive concerns, the volume tackles general matters of Shakespeare's style, earlier and later; questions of influence from classical, continental, and native sources; the importance of words, line, and rhyme to meaning; the significance of songs and ballads in the drama; the place of gender in the verse, including the relationship of Shakespeare's poetry to the visual arts; the different values attached to speaking 'Shakespeare' in the theatre; and the adaptation of Shakespearean verse (as distinct from performance) into other periods and languages. The largest section, with ten essays, is devoted to the poems themselves: the Sonnets, plus 'A Lover's Complaint', the narrative poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, and 'The Phoenix and the Turtle'. If the volume as a whole urges a renewed involvement in the complex matter of Shakespeare's poetry, it does so, as the individual essays testify, by way of responding to critical trends and discoveries made during the last three decades.


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Shakespeare, Theory, and Performance

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Publisher : Psychology Press
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ISBN 10 : 0415116252
Pages : 218 pages
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Download Shakespeare, Theory, and Performance PDF Full Free by James C. Bulman and published by Psychology Press. This book was released on 1996 with total page 218 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


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Shakespeare Scholars in Conversation

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ISBN 10 : 9781476634951
Pages : 263 pages
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Download Shakespeare Scholars in Conversation PDF Full Free by Michael P. Jensen and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2019-07-15 with total page 263 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:  Twenty-four of today’s most prominent Shakespeare scholars discuss the best-known works in Shakespeare studies, along with some nearly forgotten classics that deserve fresh appraisal. An extensive bibliography provides a reading list of the most important works in the field. A filmography then lists the most important Shakespeare films, along with the films that influenced Shakespeare filmmakers. Interviewees include Sir Stanley Wells, Sir Jonathan Bate, Sir Brian Vickers, Ann Thompson, Virginia Mason Vaughan, George T. Wright, Lukas Erne, MacDonald P. Jackson, Peter Holland, James Shapiro, Katherine Duncan-Jones and Barbara Hodgdon.


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Shakespeare’s Extremes

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN 10 : 9781137523587
Pages : 234 pages
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Download Shakespeare’s Extremes PDF Full Free by Julián Jiménez Heffernan and published by Springer. This book was released on 2015-08-18 with total page 234 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shakespeare's Extremes is a controversial intervention in current critical debates on the status of the human in Shakespeare's work. By focusing on three flagrant cases of human exorbitance - Edgar, Caliban and Julius Caesar - this book seeks to limn out the domain of the human proper in Shakespeare.


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Shakespeare and the Story

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Publisher : A&C Black
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ISBN 10 : 9781472508447
Pages : 239 pages
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Download Shakespeare and the Story PDF Full Free by Joan Rees and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2014-01-13 with total page 239 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It is a commonplace of Shakespeare criticism that he invented few of the plots of his plays and the sources he drew upon have been often and rewardingly studied. The emphasis of this book, however, is not on sources but on what may be called Shakespeare's story-telling technique especially as seen in the articulation and pacing of events. Ranging widely through the canon, the book identifies characteristic problems and achievements which occur in the course of Shakespeare's handling of his story material. Different aspects of Shakespeare's treatment of, and attitude to, story are studied with reference groups of plays and, in two final chapters, essays on Hamlet and King Lear apply and extend the findings of the preceding discussions. The point of view adopted serves, above all, to bring out the vitality and resourcefulness of Shakespeare's creative imagination, recognition of which must underpin all commentary but may easily be lost to sight in the increasing sophistication of criticism and scholarship.


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Reading and Writing in Shakespeare

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Publisher : Associated University Presse
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ISBN 10 : 0874135575
Pages : 294 pages
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Download Reading and Writing in Shakespeare PDF Full Free by Shakespeare Association of America and published by Associated University Presse. This book was released on 1996 with total page 294 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "This volume of essays explores reading and writing in Shakespeare and his culture. Shakespeare as a worker and writer straddled a margin between an oral, customary world and a literate world of specializing professionals in a way that no subsequent writer ever could. With the 1623 Folio edition, Shakespeare completed the transformation from an active dramatist to an author of a book, collected by his friends and now available to readers."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


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Shakespeare's Sceptered Isle

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Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN 10 : 9781476685823
Pages : 260 pages
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Download Shakespeare's Sceptered Isle PDF Full Free by Brian Carroll and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2022-05-18 with total page 260 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This work searches Shakespeare's history and Roman plays to find the raw materials of English national consciousness and identity. The messages of Shakespeare's history plays are not principally the plots or "facts" of the dramas but the attitudes and imaginings they elicited in audiences. Reading Shakespeare through the lens of national identity is a study almost as old as the plays themselves, and many scholars have found various articulations of nationhood in Shakespeare's plays. This book argues that Shakespeare's histories furnished modern England with a curriculum for constructing a national identity, a confidence of language and culture, and a powerful new medium through which to communicate and express this negotiated identity. Highlighting the application of semiotics, it studies the playwright's use of symbols, metonymy, symbolic codes, and metaphor. By examining what Shakespeare and playgoers remembered and forgot, as well as the ways ideas were framed, this book explores how a national identity was crafted, contested, and circulated.


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The Shakespeare Book

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Publisher : DK
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ISBN 10 : 1465481249
Pages : 352 pages
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Download The Shakespeare Book PDF Full Free by and published by DK. This book was released on 2019-02-12 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Shakespeare Book brings the work of William Shakespeare to life with full-color photography, images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help you understand the context of Shakespeare's plays and poems. From Shakespeare's most-famous plays, such as Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar, to less-frequently performed works such as King John and Henry VIII, every play of the Shakespearean canon is collected in this comprehensive guide, along with his major poems and best-loved sonnets. In The Shakespeare Book each play includes an at-a-glance guide to story chronology, so you can easily get back on track if you get lost in Shakespeare's language. Character guides provide a handy reference for casual readers and an invaluable resource for playgoers, and students writing reports on Shakespeare. Packed with infographics and explanations of plots and including an introduction to Shakespeare's life and times, The Shakespeare Book is the ultimate guide to understanding the work of William Shakespeare.


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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's First Folio

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ISBN 10 : 9781107098787
Pages : 228 pages
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Download The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's First Folio PDF Full Free by Emma Smith and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2016-07-31 with total page 228 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An international team of scholars covers every aspect of one of the most famous books in the English language.


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Shakespeare on Screen

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ISBN 10 : 9781107113503
Pages : 280 pages
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Download Shakespeare on Screen PDF Full Free by Sarah Hatchuel and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2017-05-11 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The second volume in the re-launched series Shakespeare on Screen is devoted to The Tempest and Shakespeare's late romances, offering up-to-date coverage of recent screen versions as well as new critical reviews of older, canonical films. An international cast of authors explores not only productions from the USA and the UK, but also translations, adaptations and appropriations from Poland, Italy and France. Spanning a wide chronological range, from the first cinematic interpretation of Cymbeline in 1913 to The Royal Ballet's live broadcast of The Winter's Tale in 2014, the volume provides an extensive treatment of the plays' resonance for contemporary audiences. Supported by a film-bibliography, numerous illustrations and free online resources, the book will be an invaluable resource for students, scholars and teachers of film studies and Shakespeare studies.


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Shakespeare and Impure Aesthetics

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ISBN 10 : 9781139479691
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Download Shakespeare and Impure Aesthetics PDF Full Free by Hugh Grady and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2009-08-13 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shakespeare and Impure Aesthetics explores ideas about art implicit in Shakespeare's plays and defines specific Shakespearean aesthetic practices in his use of desire, death and mourning as resources for art. Hugh Grady draws on a tradition of aesthetic theorists who understand art as always formed in a specific historical moment but as also distanced from its context through its form and Utopian projections. Grady sees A Midsummer Night's Dream, Timon of Athens, Hamlet, and Romeo and Juliet as displaying these qualities, showing aesthetic theory's usefulness for close readings of the plays. The book argues that such social-minded 'impure aesthetics' can revitalize the political impulses of the new historicism while opening up a new aesthetic dimension in the current discussion of Shakespeare.


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