E-books: Shakespeare

  • The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Lopez

    The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama is the first new collection of the drama of Shakespeare’s contemporaries in over a century. This volume comprises seventeen accessible, thoroughly glossed, modernized play-texts, intermingling a wide range of unfamiliar works—including the anonymous…

    eBook – 2020-03-10

  • Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition: An Annotated Bibliography, 1961-1991 book cover

    Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1961-1991, 1st Edition

    By Lewis Walker

    This bibliography will give comprehensive coverage to published commentary in English on Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition during the period from 1961-1985. Doctoral dissertations will also be included. Each entry will provide a clear and detailed summary of an item's contents. For pomes and…

    eBook – 2019-05-24

  • Engagements with Shakespearean Drama book cover

    Engagements with Shakespearean Drama

    1st Edition

    By William Walker

    Rather than treating the plays as objects to be studied, described and interpreted, Engagements with Shakespearean Drama examines precisely what about Shakespeare’s plays is so special – why they continue to be discussed and performed all around the world. This book highlights the importance…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Race book cover


    1st Edition

    By Martin Orkin, Alexa Alice Joubin

    Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Shakespeare's Language: Perspectives Past and Present book cover

    Shakespeare's Language

    Perspectives Past and Present, 1st Edition

    By Keith Johnson

    In Shakespeare’s Language, Keith Johnson offers an overview of the rich and dynamic history of the reception and study of Shakespeare’s language from his death right up to the present. Tracing a chronological history of Shakespeare’s language, Keith Johnson also picks up on classic and contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-01-10

  • Shakespeare at Peace book cover

    Shakespeare at Peace

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Pivetti, John S. Garrison

    In the current climate of global military conflict and terrorism, Shakespeare at Peace offers new readings of Shakespeare’s plays, illuminating a discourse of peace previously shadowed by war and violence. Using contemporary examples such as speeches, popular music, and science fiction adaptations…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Spotlight on Shakespeare

  • The Literary Language of Shakespeare book cover

    The Literary Language of Shakespeare

    2nd Edition

    By S.S. Hussey

    Professor Hussey looks at the vocabulary, syntax and register of Renaissance English, following this with a more detailed analysis of particular kinds of language in the plays such as prose, verse, rhetoric and the soliloquy. For this new edition, the text has been revised throughout with, in…

    eBook – 2018-10-08

  • Witchcraft: The Basics book cover

    Witchcraft: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon of witchcraft from its earliest definitions in the Middle Ages through to its resonances in the modern world. Through the use of two case studies, this book delves into…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    The Basics

  • Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare book cover

    Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed

    A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Bill Kincaid

    Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare outlines how Shakespeare’s plays can be performed effectively without rehearsal, if all the actors understand a set of performance guidelines and put them into practice. Each chapter is devoted to…

    eBook – 2018-03-14

  • The Complete Poems of Shakespeare book cover

    The Complete Poems of Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Shrank, Raphael Lyne

    Although best known for his plays, William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was also a poet who achieved extraordinary depth and variety in only a few key works. This edition of his poetry provides detailed notes, commentary and appendices resulting in an academically thorough and equally accessible…

    eBook – 2017-11-02
    Longman Annotated English Poets

  • Shakespeare's Alternative Tales book cover

    Shakespeare's Alternative Tales

    1st Edition

    By Leah Scragg

    A knowledge of the history and evolution of the tales on which Shakespeare drew in the composition of his plays is essential for the understanding of his work. In re-telling a particular story, a Renaissance writer was not simply reshaping the structure of the narrative but participating in a…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library

  • The Tragedie of Macbeth: The Folio of 1623 book cover

    The Tragedie of Macbeth

    The Folio of 1623, 1st Edition

    By James Rigney

    The Shakespearean Originals Series takes as its point of departure the question: "What is it that we read Shakespeare?" The answer may seem self-evident: we read the words that Shakespeare wrote. But do we? In the case of all the major editions of Shakespeare available in the market, the fact of…

    eBook – 2017-09-25

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