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The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

Lindsey R. Swindall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738247
eISBN:
9781604738254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book examines the historical and political context of acclaimed African American actor Paul Robeson’s three portrayals of Shakespeare’s Othello in the United Kingdom and the United States. These ... More


Restoring Double Falsehood to the Perpendicular for the RSC *

Gregory Doran

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the theatrical challenges of reimagining Double Falsehood/Cardenio for production at the Royal Shakespeare Company, where Gregory Doran, the author, is the Chief Associate ... More


The Single Woman in Guild Texts

Cordelia Beattie

in Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199283415
eISBN:
9780191712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283415.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter first considers what prompts the use of the category ‘single woman’ in some guild returns of 1388-9. The contention is that the category carries with it connotations of the legal ... More


Shakespeare Exhibition and Festival Culture

Mark Thornton Burnett

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter addresses the question of the historical influence exercised by the Stratford-upon-Avon Jubilee of 1769. The tensions between pilgrimage and tourism in expressions of Shakespearean ... More


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


The Orange Chair

Deirdre David

in Pamela Hansford Johnson: A Writing Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198729617
eISBN:
9780191843280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198729617.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Women's Literature

The last years of Pamela’s life were marked by further illness but also by a remarkable dedication to work. She was hospitalized several times for respiratory illnesses, but in 1974 she published a ... More


Introduction

Robert Bearman

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759249
eISBN:
9780191821561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759249.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter addresses the issue of the general shortage of documentary material on which to base a biography of Shakespeare but, following discussion of the low survival rate of the type of document ... More


The final count

Robert Bearman

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759249
eISBN:
9780191821561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759249.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter analyses Shakespeare’s income both from his theatre interests and his property investments, and whether this was affected by the company’s acquisition of the Blackfriars Theatre in 1608. ... More


Owning

Emma Smith

in Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198754367
eISBN:
9780191844416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754367.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Three case studies, which trace copies of the First Folio from the seventeenth into the twenty-first century, set out some of the characters, movements, and motivations that have structured the ... More


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