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The Accommodated AnimalCosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Laurie Shannon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare wrote of lions, shrews, horned toads, curs, mastiffs, and hellhounds, but the word “animal” itself only appears very rarely in his work, which was in keeping with sixteenth-century usage. ... More

As You Like It

As You Like It

Robert Shaughnessy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book examines the modern performance history of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved and most enduring comedies, and one that has given opportunities for generations of theatre-makers and ... More

Being and Having in Shakespeare

Being and Having in Shakespeare

Katharine Eisaman Maus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698004
eISBN:
9780191752001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698004.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

What is the relation between who a person is, and what he or she has? A number of Shakespeare’s plays engage with this question, elaborating a “poetics of property” centering on questions of ... More

The Bible in Shakespeare

The Bible in Shakespeare

Hannibal Hamlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677610
eISBN:
9780191757105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Bible in Shakespeare is the first full-length critical study of biblical allusion in Shakespeare’s plays. There is no book Shakespeare alludes to more often, more significantly, and ... More

The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and BlakeA Comparative Study

The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Harold Fisch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

In this book of the poetics of influence, the indebtedness of Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake to a common source, namely the Bible, becomes a powerful tool for displaying three fundamentally different ... More

Blood RelationsChristian and Jew in The Merchant of Venice

Blood Relations: Christian and Jew in The Merchant of Venice

Janet Adelman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226006819
eISBN:
9780226006833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In this book, the author confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew. With a distinctive psychological acumen, this book argues that William Shakespeare's play ... More

Broken HarmonyShakespeare and the Politics of Music

Broken Harmony: Shakespeare and the Politics of Music

Joseph M. Ortiz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449314
eISBN:
9780801460920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Music was a subject of considerable debate during the Renaissance. The notion that music could be interpreted in a meaningful way clashed regularly with evidence that music was in fact profoundly ... More

Chaste ValueEconomic Crisis, Female Chastity and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare's Stage

Chaste Value: Economic Crisis, Female Chastity and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare's Stage

Katherine Gillen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417716
eISBN:
9781474434539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417716.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chaste Value reassesses chastity’s significance in early modern drama, arguing that presentations of chastity inform the stage’s production of early capitalist subjectivity and social difference. ... More

The Child in Shakespeare

The Child in Shakespeare

Charlotte Scott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198828556
eISBN:
9780191867088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828556.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book examines the child on Shakespeare’s stage. As a life force, an impassioned plea for justice, a legacy, history, memory, or image of love or violence, children are everywhere in ... More

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

Coleridge: Lectures on Shakespeare (1811-1819)

Coleridge: Lectures on Shakespeare (1811-1819)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Adam Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474413787
eISBN:
9781474426879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413787.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book comprises a freshly composed edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1811–12 Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton and 1818–19 Lectures on Shakespeare. Coleridge is a foundational figure in ... More

Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Farah Karim-Cooper

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study examines how the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries dramatise the cultural preoccupation with cosmetics. The author analyses contemporary tracts that address the then-contentious ... More

Defining ShakespearePericles as Test Case

Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

MacDonald P. Jackson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

‘That very great play, Pericles’, as T. S. Eliot called it, poses formidable problems of text and authorship. The first of the Late Romances, it was ascribed to Shakespeare when printed in a quarto ... 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

Divinity and State

Divinity and State

David Womersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199255641
eISBN:
9780191719615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In 1589 the Privy Council encouraged the Archbishop of Canterbury to take steps to control the theatres, which had offended authority by putting on plays which addressed ‘certen matters of Divinytie ... More

The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre

The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre

Susan Zimmerman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621033
eISBN:
9780748652198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621033.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book explores the relationship of the public theatre to the question of what constituted the ‘dead’ in early modern English culture within a theoretical framework that makes use of history, ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Mark Thornton Burnett and Adrian Streete

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This reference work explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to cultural processes that take in publishing, exhibiting, performing, reconstructing, and disseminating. The thirty commissioned ... More

The End of SatisfactionDrama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

Heather Hirschfeld

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452741
eISBN:
9780801470639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452741.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book recovers the historical specificity and the conceptual vigor of the term “satisfaction” during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Focusing on the term's significance as an ... More

Erotic SubjectsThe Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Melissa E. Sanchez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754755
eISBN:
9780199896912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Milton Studies

This book demonstrates that if we treat sixteenth- and seventeenth-century erotic literature as part of English political history, both fields of study will look rather different. This important new ... More

The Face of MammonThe Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

David Landreth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Face of Mammon studies the gold and silver coins of sixteenth‐century England as they are articulated in literary writing. Landreth argues that the coinage of the sixteenth century ... More

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