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Cues and Characterization

Simon Palfrey and Tiffany Stern

in Shakespeare in Parts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272051
eISBN:
9780191699580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272051.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that through carefully distributed, sequentially unfolding cues, Shakespeare can be seen to be purposively scripting cross-purposes, lateral recognitions, and meta-performative ... More


Seeming Difference in Measure for Measure and All's Well that Ends Well

Gillian Woods

in Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671267
eISBN:
9780191750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671267.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 3 tackles ‘problem’ comedy to investigate how equivocally Catholic material is resolved into the structurally happy (if tonally ambiguous) endings of Measure for Measure and All's Well that ... More


Affecting Possession in King Lear

Gillian Woods

in Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671267
eISBN:
9780191750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671267.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter re-examines Shakespeare's use of Samuel Harsnett's Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures (1603) in King Lear: Harsnett's polemical satire functions as a piece of genre criticism ... More


Inserting Me: Some Instances of Predication and the Privation of the Private Self in Shakespeare and Donne

Marshall Grossman

in Shakespeare and Donne: Generic Hybrids and the Cultural Imaginary

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251254
eISBN:
9780823252848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251254.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Donne and Shakespeare realize that “the self can only be possessed and confirmed through and as acts of predication,” in which “the immediacy of the self is sacrificed to the hegemony of its ... More


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