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  • Shakespeare’s Props

    Memory and Cognition

    By Sophie Duncan

    Cognitive approaches to drama have enriched our understanding of Early Modern playtexts, acting and spectatorship. This monograph is the first full-length study of Shakespeare’s props and their cognitive impact. Shakespeare’s most iconic props have become transhistorical, transnational metonyms for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy

    By Jonathan T. Goossen

    Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy presents an Aristotelian theory of comedy synthesized from recent discoveries in Poetics scholarship and applies it to comparative readings of four disparate comedies by Shakespeare and Ben Jonson. Dr. Jonathan Goossen evaluatates seminal works of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Satire in the Elizabethian Era

    An Activistic Art

    By William Jones

    This book argues that the satire of the late Elizabethan period goes far beyond generic rhetorical persuasion, but is instead intentionally engaged in a literary mission of transideological "perceptual translation." This reshaping of culturally orthodoxies is interpreted in this study as both…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Shakespeare’s Suicides

    Dead Bodies That Matter

    By Marlena Tronicke

    Shakespeare’s Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter is the first study in Shakespeare criticism to examine the entirety of Shakespeare’s dramatic suicides. It addresses all plays featuring suicides and near-suicides in chronological order from Titus Andronicus to Antony and Cleopatra, thus establishing…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Fictional Lives of Shakespeare

    By Kevin Gilvary

    Modern biographies of William Shakespeare abound; however, close scrutiny of the surviving records clearly show that there is insufficient material for a cradle to grave account of his life, that most of what is written about him cannot be verified from primary sources, and that Shakespearean…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare's Language in Digital Media

    Old Words, New Tools

    Edited by Janelle Jenstad, Mark Kaethler, Jennifer Roberts-Smith

    The authors of this book ask how digital research tools are changing the ways in which practicing editors historicize Shakespeare's language. Scholars now encounter, interpret, and disseminate Shakespeare's language through an increasing variety of digital resources, including online editions such…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Last of an Age

    The Making and Unmaking of a Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Poet

    By Sooyong Kim

    Exploring a seminal period in the cultural history of the Ottoman Empire, this study focuses on the sixteenth century, a time when literature written in Turkish rapidly grew in parallel with an expanding bureaucratic state. The growing corpus, particularly of poetry, led to the compilation of a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 

  • Hamlet on the Couch

    What Shakespeare Taught Freud

    By James E. Groves

    Hamlet on the Couch weaves a close reading of Shakespeare’s Hamlet with a large variety of contemporary psychoanalytic and psychological theory, looking at the interplay of ideas between the two. Hamlet can be read almost as a psychoanalytic case study and be used to understand and illustrate a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 

  • 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 
    Longman Annotated English Poets

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Revivals


    Edited by Sonya Freeman Loftis, Allison Kellar, Lisa Ulevich

    "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 Studies in Shakespeare

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