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  • Shakespeare in Hate

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Profession and Renaissance Literature

    By Jonathan Crewe

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ‘new historicism’ and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Council

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare’s audiences. In When Honour’s at the Stake, first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare’s major…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Rethinking the Mind-Body Relationship in Early Modern Literature, Philosophy, and Medicine

    The Renaissance of the Body

    By Charis Charalampous

    This book explores a neglected feature of intellectual history and literature in the early modern period: the ways in which the body was theorized and represented as an intelligent cognitive agent, with desires, appetites, and understandings independent of the mind. It considers the works of early…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Imagining Culture

    Essays in Early Modern History and Literature

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Gender in the English Renaissance

    An Annotated Edition of Contemporary Documents

    By Lloyd Davis

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • The Spenser Encyclopedia

    Edited by A.C. Hamilton

    'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers ElizabethainsEdmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for:* appreciating Spenser's poetry in the context…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Future of Theory

    Edited by François-Xavier Gleyzon, Johann Gregory

    Shakespeare and the Future of Theory convenes internationally renowned Shakespeare scholars, and scholars of the Early Modern period, and presents, discusses, and evaluates the most recent research and information concerning the future of theory in relation to Shakespeare’s corpus. Original in its…

    Hardback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal

    Portrait Medals of the Renaissance

    By Stephen K. Scher

    Edited by Stephen K. Scher

    The papers published in this book were delivered at two conferences held in conjunction with the exhibition, " The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance"…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge
    Garland Studies in the Renaissance

  • Elizabethan Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)

    By Neil Rhodes

    The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention. In this study, first published in 1980, Neil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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