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Shakespeare and the idea of the book

Author: Charlotte Scott
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the conversations between two media, the book and the stage, as they evolved in both competition and sympathy. Focusing on seven of Shakespeare's plays, it argues the book on stage, as both object and idea, offers one of the most articulate and developed hermeneutic tools available in the study of early modern English culture. - ;The 'book' - both material and metaphoric - is strewn throughout  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scott, Charlotte.
Shakespeare and the idea of the book.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006039682
(OCoLC)76836146
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Scott
ISBN: 9780191526411 019152641X 128116089X 9781281160898 9780191705878 019170587X 9786611160890 6611160892 142948876X 9781429488761
OCLC Number: 170193399
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : 'give me that glass, and therein will I read' --
'Sad stories chanced in the times of old' : the book in performance in Titus Andronicus and Cymbeline --
'The lunatic, the lover, and the poet' : teaching, perversion, and subversion in The taming of the shrew and Love's labour's lost --
'Marked with a blot, damned in the book of heaven' : word, image, and the reformation of the self in Richard II --
'Minding true things by what their mockeries be' : forgetting and remembering in Hamlet --
'Rather like a dream than an assurance' : The tempest and the book of illusions --
Conclusion : 'we turn'd o'er many books together'.
Series Title: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Responsibility: Charlotte Scott.
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This book explores the conversations between two media, the book and the stage, as they evolved in both competition and sympathy. Focusing on seven of Shakespeare's plays, it argues the book on  Read more...

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The power of Scott's own book lies in its individual chapters, all of which offer some subtle reading. * Peter Hyland, Notes and Queries Journal * The premise of Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book Read more...

 
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