Titel: A Companion to Shakespeare's Works
67:B&W 6. 69 x 9. 61 in or 244 x 170 mm (Pinched Crown) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
Herausgegeben von Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard
John Wiley & Sons
15. August 2005 - kartoniert - 496 Seiten
This companion to Shakespeare's histories contains original essays on every history play from "Henry VI" to "Henry V" as well as fourteen additional articles on such topics as censorship in Shakespeare's histories, the relation of Shakespeare's plays to other dramatic histories of the period, Shakespeare's histories on film, the homoerotics of Shakespeare's history plays, and nation formation in Shakespeare's histories.
Notes on Contributors.Introduction.1. The Writing of History in Shakespeare's England (Ivo Kamps).2. Shakespeare and Contemporary Dramatists of History (Richard Helgerson).3. Censorship and the Problems with History in Shakespeare's England (Cyndia Susan Clegg).4. Nation Formation and the English History Plays (Patricia A. Cahill).5. The Irish Text and Subtext of Shakespeare's English Histories (Willy Maley).6. Theories of Kingship in Shakespeare's England (William C. Carroll).7. "To beguile the time, look like the time": Contemporary Film Versions of Shakespeare's Histories (Peter J. Smith).8. The Elizabethan History Play: A True Genre (Paulina Kewes).9. Damned Commotion: Riot and Rebellion in Shakespeare's Histories (James Holstun).10. Manliness Before Individualism: Masculinity, Effeminacy, and Homoerotics in Shakespeare's History Plays (Rebecca Ann Bach).11. French Marriages and the Protestant Nation in Shakespeare's History Plays (Linda Gregerson).12. The First Tetralogy in Performance (Ric Knowles).13. The Second Tetralogy: Performance as Interpretation (Lois Potter).14. 1 Henry VI (David Bevington).15. Suffolk and the Pirates: Disordered Relations in Shakespeare's 2 Henry VI (Thomas Cartelli).16. Vexed Relations: Family, State, and the Uses of Women in 3 Henry VI (Kathryn Schwarz).17. "The power of hope?" An Early Modern Reader of Richard III (James Siemon).18. King John (Virginia Mason Vaughan).19. The King's Melting Body: Richard II (Lisa Hopkins).20. 1 Henry IV (James Knowles).21. Henry IV, Part 2: A Critical History (Jonathan Crewe).22. Henry V (Andrew Hadfield).Index.
Jean E. Howard is William E. Ransford Professor of English at Columbia University and a past president of the Shakespeare Association of America. She is an editor of The Norton Shakespeare, and author of, among other works The Stage and Social Struggle in Early Modern England (1994) and, with Phyllis Rackin, of Engendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories (1997). Richard Dutton is currently Professor of English at Ohio State University. He is author of Mastering the Revels: the Regulation and Censorship of Renaissance Drama(1991) and Licensing, Censorship and Authorship in Early Modern England:Buggeswords(2000), and editor of the Palgrave Literary Lives series.
"Whether for the student wishing for an overview of critical approaches or anxious to fill in the gaps in his Shakespearean culture, for those wishing to catch up on the diversity of literary theories, or for the inquisitive browser, this set of volumes assuredly charts the map of current criticism." Cahiers Elisabethains