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Writing about Shakespeare

Author: Peter Holland
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Shakespeare survey (Cambridge, England), 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Published with academic researchers and graduate students in mind, this volume of the 'Shakespeare Survey' presents a number of contributions on the theme of Shakespeare's comedies, as well as the comedy in Shakespeare's other works.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Holland
ISBN: 9780521850742 0521850746
OCLC Number: 61425260
Description: x, 367 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Having our Will: imagination in recent Shakespeare biographies / Lois Potter --
Toward a new biography of Shakespeare / James Shapiro --
Jonson, Shakespeare and the exorcists / Richard Dutton --
"Lending soft audience to my sweet design": shifting roles and shifting readings of Shakespeare's "A lover's complaint" / Heather Dubrow --
"Armed at point exactly": the ghost in Hamlet / R.A. Foakes --
Writing about motive: Isabella, the duke and moral authority / Anna Kamaralli --
Writing performance: how to elegize Elizabethan actors / Tobias Döring --
Elizabeth Montagu: "Shakespeare's poor little critick"? / Fiona Ritchie --
Rewriting Lear's untender daughter: Fanny Price as a regency Cordelia in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park / Clara Calvo --
Prequel as palinode: Mary Cowden Clarke's Girlhood of Shakespeare's heroines / Sarah Annes Brown --
Shakespeare among the workers / Andrew Murphy --
Virginia Woolf reads Shakespeare: or, her silence on master William / Julia Briggs --
Shakespeare and the invention of the epic theatre: working with Brecht / Charles Edelman --
Dramatizing the dramatist / Peter Holland --
Shakespeare in drama since 1990: vanishing act / Jill L. Levenson --
Writing about [Shakespearian] performance / Michael Dobson --
Shakespeare and the prospect of presentism / Ewan Fernie --
Writing Shakespeare in the global economy / Mark Thornton Burnett --
The "complexion" of Twelfth night / Janet Clare --
Translation as appropriation: Vassilis Rotas, Shakespeare and modern Greek / Tina Krontiris --
How old were Shakespeare's boy actors? / David Kathman --
Mistress Taleporter and the triumph of time: slander and old wives' tales in The winter's tale / Marion Wells --
Shakespeare performances in Ireland, 2002-2004 / Janet Clare --
Shakespeare performances in England, 2004 / Michael Dobson --
Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January-December 2003 / James Shaw --
Year's contributions to Shakespeare studies.
Series Title: Shakespeare survey (Cambridge, England), 58.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Holland.


Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of  Read more...


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