Literature: Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare at Peace book cover

    Shakespeare at Peace

    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 Obama’s speeches, popular music, and science fiction…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Spotlight on Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare's Festive History: Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad book cover

    Shakespeare's Festive History

    Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad

    By David Ruiter

    Title first published in 2003. The author of this study explores how Shakespeare creates historical characters who engineer their supremacy, shore up their popular support, and/or sustain their charisma through manipulation of festive elements, which are found throughout the tetralogy and rooted in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness

    Its Play and Tolerance

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Adventures in Feminist Dramaturgy: The Road Less Traveled book cover

    Adventures in Feminist Dramaturgy

    The Road Less Traveled

    By Laura Hope, Philippa Kelly

    In their lively invocation of a feminist dramaturgy that can lead to innovative and challenging directions in modern theatre-making, Laura Hope and Philippa Kelly make use of first-hand interviews with directors, actors, designers, and critics, as well as their own experiences in the theatre, to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Race book cover

    Race

    By Martin Orkin, Alexa Joubin

    New Critical Idiom: Race offers a comprehensive and compelling introduction to the study of the idiom and charts significant contemporary attempts to go beyond the limits posed by the terms ‘race’ and ‘racism’. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Impressive Shakespeare: Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama book cover

    Impressive Shakespeare

    Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama

    By Harry Newman

    Shakespeare’s supposed genius and universality is still thought to lie in his work’s capacity to ’impress’, ’imprint’ or ’stamp’ our hearts, minds and souls. But to what extent is Shakespeare’s perceived impressiveness rooted in his own language of impression? Impressive Shakespeare investigates…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Witchcraft: The Basics book cover

    Witchcraft: The Basics

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas book cover

    Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Paromita Chakravarti

    This book is the first to explore the rich archive of Shakespeare in Indian cinemas, including less familiar, Indian language cinemas to contribute to the assessment of the expanding repertoire of Shakespeare films worldwide. Essays cover mainstream and regional Indian cinemas such as the better…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook: 17: Special Section, Shakespeare and Value book cover

    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

    17: Special Section, Shakespeare and Value

    Edited by Tom Bishop, Alexa Joubin

    Currently in its seventeenth year and formerly published by Ashgate, The Shakespearean International Yearbook surveys the present state of Shakespeare studies, addressing issues that are fundamental to our interpretive encounter with Shakespeare's work and his time, across the whole spectrum of his…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

  • Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Richard Gaskin

    This book offers a unique interpretation of tragic literature in the Western tradition, deploying the method and style of Analytic philosophy. Richard Gaskin argues that tragic literature seeks to offer moral and linguistic redress (compensation) for suffering. Moral redress involves the balancing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Shakespearean Tragedy book cover

    Shakespearean Tragedy

    By D. F. Bratchell

    This volume reflects changing critical perceptions of Shakespeare's works from Renaissance to modern times and celebrates the power of Shakespearean tragedy. The selection of critical reaction covers both the general concept of Shakespearean tragedy and its expression in the major plays,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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

    Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1961-1991

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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