E-books: Shakespeare

  • John Dryden and His Readers: 1700 book cover

    John Dryden and His Readers: 1700

    1st Edition

    By Winifred Ernst

    Dryden at the end of his life was admired, perhaps even beloved, by many in England, and his greatest skill over his long career—his controlled detachment—uniquely positioned him to write of both history and politics in 1700. His narrative poetry was popular among Whigs and Tories, women and men,…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Shakespeare and Girls’ Studies book cover

    Shakespeare and Girls’ Studies

    1st Edition

    By Ariane M. Balizet

    A modern-day Taming of the Shrew that concludes at a high school prom. An agoraphobic Olivia from Twelfth Night sending video dispatches from her bedroom. A time-traveling teenager finding romance in the house of Capulet. Shakespeare and Girls’ Studies posits that Shakespeare in popular culture is…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare’s Things: Shakespearean Theatre and the Non-Human World in History, Theory, and Performance book cover

    Shakespeare’s Things

    Shakespearean Theatre and the Non-Human World in History, Theory, and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett Gamboa, Lawrence Switzky

    Floating daggers, enchanted handkerchiefs, supernatural storms, and moving statues have tantalized Shakespeare’s readers and audiences for centuries. The essays in Shakespeare’s Things: Shakespearean Theatre and the Non-Human World in History, Theory, and Performance renew attention to non-human…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Art of Picturing in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    The Art of Picturing in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Caporicci, Armelle Sabatier

    Written by an international group of highly regarded scholars and rooted in the field of intermedial approaches to literary studies, this volume explores the complex aesthetic process of "picturing" in early modern English literature. The essays in this volume offer a comprehensive and varied…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
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    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections book cover

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Romack

    Edited by James Fitzmaurice

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections explores the relationship between the plays of William Shakespeare and the writings of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673). Cavendish wrote 25 plays in the 1650s and 60s, making her one of the most prolific playwrights”man or woman”of the…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness: Its Play and Tolerance book cover

    Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness

    Its Play and Tolerance, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Hunt

    Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness complicates debates about whether Shakespeare's plays are fundamentally Protestant or Catholic in sympathy, challenging analyses that either find Protestant elements consistently undercutting Catholic motifs or, less often, discover evidence of the playwright's…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Spectrums of Shakespearean Crossdressing: The Art of Performing Women book cover

    Spectrums of Shakespearean Crossdressing

    The Art of Performing Women, 1st Edition

    By Courtney Bailey Parker

    Since young male players were the norm during the English Renaissance, were all cross-dressed performances of female characters played with the same degree of seriousness? Probably not. Spectrums of Representation in Shakespearean Crossdressing examines these varied types of female characters in…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism: The Storm of History book cover

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Environment on Stage: Scenery or Shapeshifter? book cover

    The Environment on Stage

    Scenery or Shapeshifter?, 1st Edition

    By Julie Hudson

    The Environment on Stage: Scenery or Shapeshifter? investigates a pertinent voice of theatrical performance within the production and reception of ecotheatre. Theatre ecologies, unavoidably enmeshed in the environment, describe the system of sometimes perverse feedback loops running through…

    eBook – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Shakespeare, Theology, and the Unstaged God book cover

    Shakespeare, Theology, and the Unstaged God

    1st Edition

    By Anthony D. Baker

    While many scholars in Shakespeare and Religious Studies assume a secularist viewpoint in their interpretation of Shakespeare’s works, there are others that allow for a theologically coherent reading. Located within the turn to religion in Shakespeare studies, this book goes beyond the claim that…

    eBook – 2019-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Dissent and Authority in Early Modern Ireland: The English Problem from Bale to Shakespeare book cover

    Dissent and Authority in Early Modern Ireland

    The English Problem from Bale to Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Jane Yeang Chui Wong

    Dissent and Authority in Early Modern Ireland: The English Problem from Bale to Shakespeare examines the problems that beset the Tudor administration of Ireland through a range of selected 16th century English narratives. This book is primarily concerned with the period between 1541 and 1603. This…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Limited Shakespeare: The Reason of Finitude book cover

    Limited Shakespeare

    The Reason of Finitude, 1st Edition

    By Julián Jiménez Heffernan

    Shakespeare’s poetic-dramatic worlds are inescapably limited. There is always, in his poems and plays, a force (a contingent drive, a pre-textual undertow, a rational-critical momentum, an ironic stance, the deflections of error) coercing plot and meaning to their end. By examining the work of…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

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