Studying Shakespeare

Thumbnail sketches in the manner of Overbury are frequent in Shakespeare: Hotspur's depiction of the foppish courtier, Ulysses's reading of ... In a study of those variant Shakespeare plays which were published in a short and a long ...

Studying Shakespeare

This engaging book draws on all of Shakespeare's plays to show theycan still be used as a guide to life. Introduces beginning students and general readers toShakespeare's plays by highlighting the connections between theissues addressed by the plays and those of our own time. Focuses on the characters, situations and stories inShakespeare which are still familiar today. Shows how Shakespeare's plays illustrate some of life's mostfamiliar stories - love and obsession, parents and children, sexand politics, suffering and revenge Makes Shakespeare’s plays accessible to the widestpossible audience.

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Studying Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Laurie Maguire
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This engaging book draws on all of Shakespeare's plays to show theycan still be used as a guide to life. Introduces beginning students and general readers toShakespeare's plays by highlighting the connections between theissues addressed by the plays and those of our own time. Focuses on the characters, situations and
Studying Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Katherine Armstrong, Graham Atkin
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is a concise single volume guide to studying Shakespeare, covering practical as well as theoretical issues. The text deals with the major topics on a chapter-by-chapter basis, starting with why we study Shakespeare, through Shakespeare and multimedia, to a final chapter on Shakespeare and Theory. Current trends and
Studying Shakespeare's Contemporaries
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Lars Engle, Eric Rasmussen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-05 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Studying Shakespeare’s Contemporaries is an accessible guide to the non-Shakespearian drama of Renaissance England that can be read as complete subject overview or used as an indexed reference resource.
Studying Shakespeare Adaptation
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Pamela Bickley, Jenny Stevens
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Shakespeare's plays have long been open to reimagining and reinterpretation, from John Fletcher's riposte to The Taming of the Shrew in 1611 to present day spin-offs in a whole range of media, including YouTube videos and Manga comics. This book offers a clear route map through the world of adaptation,
Studying Shakespeare in Performance
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: John Russell-Brown
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

John Russell Brown is arguably the most influential scholar in the field of Shakespeare in performance. This collection brings together and makes accessible his most important writings across the past half-century or so. Ranging across space, words, audiences, directors and themes, the book maps John Russell Brown's search for a