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Shakespeare's universe : Renaissance ideas and conventions : essays in honour of W.R. Elton

Author: William R Elton; John M Mucciolo; Steven J Doloff; Edward A Rauchut
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England : Scolar Press ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate Pub., ©1996.
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W.R. Elton has long been recognized as an eminent scholar in the field of Shakespearean research. His contribution to our study and understanding of the poet's work is celebrated in this international collection of essays by some of the world's leading Shakespeare critics. Balancing both traditional and more recent critical approaches, this book provides an invaluable overview of scholarship and its methodologies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare's universe.
Aldershot, Hants, England : Scolar Press ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate Pub., ©1996
(OCoLC)605011347
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Shakespeare, William <1564-1616> - Critique et interprétation.; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William R Elton; John M Mucciolo; Steven J Doloff; Edward A Rauchut
ISBN: 1859281931 9781859281932
OCLC Number: 32348180
Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface / Angus Fletcher --
1. Sitting Upon the Ground (Richard II, IV, i) / Harry Levin --
2. Shakespeare and the Church / G.K. Hunter --
3. Hats, Clocks and Doublets: Some Shakespearean Anachronisms / Jonas Barish --
4. 'A Liberal Tongue': Language and Rebellion in Richard II / David Norbrook --
5. Historical Consciousness and Convention in Shakespeare's First Tetralogy / M.T. Jones-Davies --
6. Hamlet and the Dread Commandment / George Walton Williams --
7. 'Respects of Fortune': Dowries and Inheritances in Shakespeare, Spenser and Marvell --
an Overview / John M. Steadman --
8. Flower Maidens, Wise Women, Witches and the Gendering of Knowledge in English Renaissance Drama / Richard Levin --
9. Transvestism in English and Japanese Theatre: a Comparative Study / Yoshiko Kawachi --
10. Entertaining the Offered Phallacy: Male Bed Tricks in Shakespeare / Raymond B. Waddington --
11. 'All trouble, wonder, and amazement': Shakespeare's The Tempest and the new courtly hieroglyphics / John G. Demaray --
12. How many ways Portia informs Bassanio's choice / S.F. Johnson --
The evil of play and the play of evil: Richard, Iago and Edmund contextualized --
The staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1585-1895 / Jay L. Halio --
15. U and non-U: class and discourse level in Othello / T.H. Howard-Hill --
16. Etymology in Shakespeare / Marvin Spevack --
17. 'My tongue-tied muse': inexpressibility in Shakespeare's sonnets / Werner Habicht --
18. The original music for the French King's masque in Love's Labour's Lost / Andrew J. Sabol --
19. Perspective in Troilus and Cressida / Francois Laroque --
20. Mannerism and anti-mannerism in Love's Labour's Lost: 'The words of Mercury are harsh after the songs of Apollo' / Sidney Thomas --
21. The rehabilitation of King Lear and Troilus and Cressida / Kenneth Muir --
22. Wilson Knight and Shakespeare's last plays / Philip Edwards --
Contemporary versions of King Lear / Claus Uhlig.
Responsibility: edited by John M. Mucciolo, with the assistance of Steven J. Doloff and Edward A. Rauchut.

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