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The Oxford handbook of Shakespearean tragedy

Author: Michael Neill; David Schalkwyk
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy is a collection of 54 essays by a range of scholars from all parts of the world, bringing together some of the best-known writers in the field with a strong selection of younger Shakespeareans. Together these essays offer readers a fresh and comprehensive understanding of Shakespeare tragedies as both works of literature and as performance texts written by a playwright  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Neill; David Schalkwyk
ISBN: 9780198724193 0198724195 9780198820390 0198820399
OCLC Number: 939993739
Description: xxi, 955 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I: Genre --
What Is Shakespearean Tragedy? / Paul A. Kottman --
The Classical Inheritance / Richard Halpern --
The Medieval Inheritance / Rory Loughnane --
The Romantic Inheritance / Edward Pechter --
Ethics and Shakespearean Tragedy / Tzachi Zamir --
Character in Shakespearean Tragedy / Emma Smith --
Preposterous Nature in Shakespeare's Tragedies / Philip Armstrong --
Shakespearean Tragedy and the Language of Lament / Lynne Magnusson --
The Pity of It: Shakespearean Tragedy and Affect / David Hillman --
'Do You See This?' The Politics of Attention in Shakespearean Tragedy / Steven Mullaney --
Tragedy and Religion: Religion and Revenge in Titus Andronicus and Hamlet / Peter Lake --
Shakespeare's Anatomies of Death / Richard Sugg --
'Minded Like the Weather': The Tragic Body and its Passions / Gail Kern Paster --
Shakespeare's Tragedy and English History / Andrew Hadfield --
Shakespeare's Tragedy and Roman History / Tom Bishop --
Tragedy and the Satiric Voice / Hester Lees-Jeffries --
'The action of my life': Tragedy, Tragicomedy, and Shakespeare's Mimetic Experiments / Subha Mukherji --
Queer Tragedy, or Two Meditations on Cause / Lee Edelman and Madhavi Menon --
Part II: Textual Issues --
Authorial Revision in the Tragedies / Paul Werstine --
Digital Approaches to the Language of Shakespearean Tragedy / Michael Witmore, Jonathan Hope, and Michael Gleicher --
Part III: Reading the Tragedies --
'Romaine Tragedie': The Designs of Titus Andronicus / Michael Neill --
Romeo and Juliet as Event / Crystal Bartolovich --
Julius Caesar: Making History / Emily C. Bartels --
The Question of Hamlet / Catherine Belsey --
Seeing Blackness: Reading Race in Othello / Ian Smith --
King Lear and the Death of the World / Leah S. Marcus --
'O horror! horror! horror!' Macbeth and Fear / Andrew J. Power --
Antony and Cleopatra / Bernhard Klein --
Coriolanus: A Tragedy of Language / David Schalkwyk --
Part IV: Stage and Screen --
Early Modern Tragedy and Performance / Tiffany Stern --
Performing Shakespearean Tragedy, 1660-1780 / Peter Holland --
Staging Shakespearean Tragedy: The Nineteenth Century / Russell Jackson --
Tragedy in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Theatre Production: Hamlet, Lear, and the Politics of Intimacy / Bridget Escolme --
Ontological Shivers: The Cinematic Afterlives of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet / Courtney Lehmann --
Hamlet: Tragedy and Film Adaptation / Douglas Lanier --
Intermediated Bodies and Bodies of Media: Screen Othellos / Sujata Iyengar --
Screening the Tragedies: King Lear / MacDonald P. Jackson --
Macbeth on Changing Screens / Katherine Rowe --
The Roman Plays on Screen: Autonomy, Serialization, Conflation / Sarah Hatchuel and Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin --
'The Bowe of Ulysses': Reworking the Tragedies of Shakespeare / Peter Byrne --
Shakespeare's Tragedies on the Operatic Stage / William Germano --
Part V: The Tragedies Worldwide: (I) European Responses --
The Tragedies in Italy / Shaul Bassi --
The Tragedies in Germany / Andreas Höfele --
French Receptions of Shakespearean Tragedy: Between Liberty and Memory / Pascale Drouet and Nathalie Rivère de Carles --
Shakespearean Tragedy in Eastern Europe / Pavel Drábek --
Shakespearean Tragedy in Russia: In Equal Scale Weighing Delight and Dole / John Givens --
Part VI: The Tragedies Worldwide: (II) The Wider World --
Shakespearean Tragedy in the Nineteenth-Century United States: The Case of Julius Caesar / Gay Smith --
Unsettling the Bard: Australasia and the Pacific / Mark Houlahan --
Shakespeare's Tragedies in Southern Africa / Colette Gordon, Daniel Roux, and David Schalkwyk --
In Blood Stepped in: Tragedy and the Modern Israelites / Avraham Oz --
Shakespeare's Tragedies in North Africa and the Arab World / Khalid Amine --
Shakespearean Tragedy in Latin America and the Caribbean / Alfredo Michel Modenessi and Margarida Gandara Rauen --
Shakespearean Tragedy in India: Politics of Genre: or How Newness Entered Indian Literary Culture / Poonam Trivedi --
'It is the East': Shakespearean Tragedies in East Asia / Alexa Huang.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Shakespearean tragedy
Responsibility: edited by Michael Neill and David Schalkwyk.

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