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  • 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 – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • 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 – 2018-05-09 
    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History

    By Helen C Scott

    Shakespeare's Tempest attracted countless anti-colonial writers during the period of decolonization in Africa and the Caribbean, and continues to offer rich material for writers and directors interested in the intimate and varied connections between war and empire. In her forceful study, Helen…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 

  • Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed

    A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare

    By Bill Kincaid

    Shakespeare’s plays can be performed effectively without rehearsal, if all the actors understand a set of performance guidelines and put them into practice. In Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Directing Spontaneous Shakespeare, each chapter is devoted to a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2018-04-03 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Reading Drama in Tudor England

    By Tamara Atkin

    Taking as its focus a neglected and scattered archive of plays printed in English before the establishment of successful commercial playhouses, this study shows how, for the first time, plays were treated as books to be read, rather than just as records of performance. In doing so, it charts the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare's England

    By Stephannie Gearhart

    Even a cursory glance at early modern drama reveals that it was fascinated by the issue of fraught intergenerational relations. Why, though, was elder-youth conflict the subject of so many of the period’s plays, and what were the "real life" ramifications of dramatizing generational conflict on the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • 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 – 2018-03-01 

  • Shakespeare and Rome

    By Graham Holderness

    In the first full length study to relate Shakespeare's Roman works to a longer history of the city of Rome, author Graham Holderness reads Shakespeare's Roman works”Titus Andronicus, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra and Coriolanus”via a double perspective, the ancient and the modern. He argues…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

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