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Circumstantial Shakespeare

Circumstantial Shakespeare

Lorna Hutson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199657100
eISBN:
9780191808692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657100.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Shakespeare’s characters are thought to be his greatest achievement—imaginatively autonomous, possessed of depth and individuality. This view has survived the deconstruction of ‘Shakespeare as ... More

Determining the Shakespeare CanonArden of Faversham and A Lover's Complaint

Determining the Shakespeare Canon: Arden of Faversham and A Lover's Complaint

MacDonald P. Jackson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704416
eISBN:
9780191795299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704416.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This book aims to solve two problems of the Shakespeare canon. It makes the case for adding Arden of Faversham, first published anonymously in 1592, to editions of Shakespeare’s Complete Works, as a ... More

Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages

Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages

Tanya Pollard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198793113
eISBN:
9780191835063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793113.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages argues that ancient Greek plays exerted a powerful and uncharted influence on early modern England’s dramatic landscape. Drawing on original research to ... More

Passing StrangeShakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America

Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America

Ayanna Thompson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385854
eISBN:
9780190252793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385854.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Notions, constructions, and performances of race continue to define the contemporary American experience, including our conceptions, performances, and employments of William Shakespeare. This book ... More

Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Richard Dutton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Shakespeare, Court Dramatist argues that the courts of Elizabeth I and James I were far more central to the playwright’s career than has been appreciated. His playing company only had the privileged ... More

Shakespeare's NatureFrom Cultivation to Culture

Shakespeare's Nature: From Cultivation to Culture

Charlotte Scott

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685080
eISBN:
9780191765360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This is a book about the relationship between cultivation and culture in Shakespeare’s plays and Sonnets. Attending to the role of husbandry in the shaping of Elizabethan values, This book argues ... More

Shakespeare's Originality

Shakespeare's Originality

John Kerrigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198793755
eISBN:
9780191835681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

How original was Shakespeare and how was Shakespeare original? This book sets about answering these questions by putting them in historical context and investigating how the dramatist worked with his ... More

Shakespeare’s Binding Language

Shakespeare’s Binding Language

John Kerrigan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757580
eISBN:
9780191817342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This remarkable, innovative book explores the significance in Shakespeare’s plays of oaths, vows, contracts, pledges, and the other utterances and acts by which characters commit themselves to the ... More

Shakespeare’s MoneyHow much did he make and what did this mean?

Shakespeare’s Money: How much did he make and what did this mean?

Robert Bearman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759249
eISBN:
9780191821561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This work seeks to track Shakespeare’s financial circumstances at different stages in his career. It begins with an assessment of his family’s status during his childhood, and the effect on this of ... More

Shakespeare’s Princes of WalesEnglish Identity and the Welsh Connection

Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Marisa R. Cull

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This book spotlights the surprising abundance of princes of Wales—English and Welsh alike—appearing onstage in the late Tudor and early Stuart period. In drawing our attention to the oft-overlooked ... More

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