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  • The Women of Shakespeare

    By Frank Harris

    Frank Harris argues that the way women are presented in Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets are a reflection of the real-life women in his life, namely his wife, mother, mistress and daughter. Originally published in 1911, The Women of Shakespeare also analyses the traditional criticism of the time and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England

    Literature and the Erotics of Recollection

    Edited by John S. Garrison, Kyle Pivetti

    This volume brings together two vibrant areas of Renaissance studies today: memory and sexuality. The contributors show that not only Shakespeare but also a broad range of his contemporaries were deeply interested in how memory and sexuality interact. Are erotic experiences heightened or deflated…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Adaptation and Appropriation

    2nd Edition

    By Julie Sanders

    From the apparently simple adaptation of a text into film, theatre or a new literary work, to the more complex appropriation of style or meaning, it is arguable that all texts are somehow connected to a network of existing texts and art forms. In this new edition Adaptation and Appropriation…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26 
    The New Critical Idiom

  • 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 – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • 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 – 2015-10-11 
    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 – 2015-10-02
    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 – 2015-10-01
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Skepticism and Belonging in Shakespeare's Comedy

    By Derek Gottlieb

    This book recovers a sense of the high stakes of Shakespearean comedy, arguing that the comedies, no less than the tragedies, serve to dramatize responses to the condition of being human, responses that invite scholarly investigation and explanation. Taking its cue from Stanley Cavell’s influential…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

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