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  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 

  • Zati and the Making of an Ottoman Poetic Canon

    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 – 2017-06-28 

  • Renaissance Ecopolitics from Shakespeare to Bacon

    Rethinking Cosmopolis

    By Elizabeth D. Gruber

    The work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries has often been the testing-ground for innovations in literary studies, but this has not been true of ecocriticism. This is partly because, until recently, most ecologically-minded writers have located the origins of ecological crisis in the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Macbeth, and King Richard The Third

    An Essay, In Answer to Remarks on Some of The Characters of Shakespeare

    By J.P. Kemble

    John Philip Kemble was an ambitious and successful stage actor in London, perhaps most well-known for his turn as Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Kemble passionately disagreed with the posthumous work of Thomas Watley, Remarks on Some of the Characters of Shakespeare (1785), particularly Watley’s…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare and Complexity Theory

    By Claire Hansen

    In this new monograph, Claire Hansen demonstrates how Shakespeare can be understood as a complex system, and how complexity theory can provide compelling and original readings of Shakespeare’s plays. The book utilises complexity theory to illuminate early modern theatrical practice, Shakespeare…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Women and Mobility on Shakespeare’s Stage

    Migrant Mothers and Broken Homes

    By Elizabeth Mazzola

    Long before the economist Amartya Sen proposed that more than 100 million women were missing—lost to disease or neglect, kidnapping or forced marriage, denied the economic and political security of wages or membership in a larger social order—Shakespeare was interested in such women’s plight, how…

    Hardback – 2017-06-03 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Restoring Shakespeare

    A Critical Analysis of the Misreadings in Shakespeare's Works

    By Leon Kellner

    The genius of Shakespeare is not always accessible or easily understandable to readers and audiences. Leon Kellner points out that sometimes Shakespeare’s languages does not make sense at all but this is not necessarily because his metaphors are too complex. Rather, the printing of his works is…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

    Early Modern to the Present

    Edited by Enza De Francisci, Chris Stamatakis

    This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern England

    Edited by Lucia Nigri

    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 – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Satire in the Age of Elizabeth I

    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 – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 

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