Literature: Shakespeare

  • The Complete Poems of Shakespeare book cover

    The Complete Poems of Shakespeare

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Longman Annotated English Poets

  • SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL EXHAUSTION book cover

    SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL EXHAUSTION

    Edited by Sonya Loftis, Lisa Ulevich, Allison Kellar

    "Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion" examines how postmodern audiences continue to reengage with Hamlet in spite of our culture’s oversaturation with this most canonical of texts. Combining adaptation theory and performance theory with examinations of avant-garde performances…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft book cover

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft

    By Marion Gibson

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft is an exploration of witchcraft in the literature of Britain and America from the 16th and 17th centuries through to the present day. As well as the themes of history and literature (politics and war, genre and intertextuality), the book considers issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Shakespearean Adaptations in East Asia: A Critical Anthology of Shakespearean Plays: Series 1: China, Japan and Taiwan book cover

    Shakespearean Adaptations in East Asia

    A Critical Anthology of Shakespearean Plays: Series 1: China, Japan and Taiwan

    Edited by Alexa Huang, Ryuta Minami, Yoshihara Yukari

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse. The last decade has witnessed a rapid increase in serious research on ‘Shakespeare in Asia’, yet most readers of the many new monographs and journal articles on the subject have hitherto not enjoyed access to the plays discussed because they have not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    500 Tips

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Shakespeare Source Study: Audiences, Authors, and Digital Technologies book cover

    Rethinking Shakespeare Source Study

    Audiences, Authors, and Digital Technologies

    Edited by Dennis Austin Britton, Melissa Walter

    This book asks new questions about how and why Shakespeare engages with source material, and about what should be counted as sources in Shakespeare studies. The essays demonstrate that source study remains an indispensable mode of inquiry for understanding Shakespeare, his authorship and audiences,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Poetics: Aristotle and Anglo-Italian Renaissance Genres book cover

    Shakespeare's Poetics

    Aristotle and Anglo-Italian Renaissance Genres

    By Sarah Dewar-Watson

    The startling central idea behind this study is that the rediscovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the sixteenth century ultimately had a profound impact on almost every aspect of Shakespeare's late plays”their sources, subject matter and thematic concerns. Shakespeare's Poetics reveals the generic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Shakespeare's Lost Playhouse: Eleven Days at Newington Butts book cover

    Shakespeare's Lost Playhouse

    Eleven Days at Newington Butts

    By Laurie Johnson

    The theatre at Newington Butts has long remained on the fringes of histories of Shakespeare’s career and of the golden age of the theatre with which his name is associated. A mile outside London, and relatively disused by the time Shakespeare began his career in the theatre, the theatre has been…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Methuen Book of Shakespeare Anecdotes book cover

    The Methuen Book of Shakespeare Anecdotes

    Edited by Ralph Berry

    Few playwrights have been more slandered, abused or honoured in performance than William Shakespeare. First published in 1992, this collection of 300 stories focuses on Shakespeare’s plays on stage. Organised chronologically, it offers the reader the opportunity to witness the changes in theatrical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern England book cover

    Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern England

    Edited by Lucia Nigri, Naya Tsentourou

    This collection examines the widespread phenomenon of hypocrisy in literary, theological, political, and social circles in England during the years after the Reformation and up to the Restoration. Bringing together current critical work on early modern subjectivity, performance, print history, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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