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New Comedic Intrigue

Robert S. Miola

in Shakespeare and Classical Comedy: The Influence of Plautus and Terence

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182696
eISBN:
9780191673863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182696.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In a number of Shakespearean comedies such as The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare was able to make use of New Comedic devices, situations, characters, and other such elements, in incorporating ... More


Comedy and Metamorphosis

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and Ovid

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183242
eISBN:
9780191673986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183242.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that The Taming of the Shrew, one of William Shakespeare's earliest comedies, laid out a programme for his subsequent Ovidianism. It explains that this programme, based on Ovid's ... More


Distribution

Marcus Nordlund

in The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474418973
eISBN:
9781474418997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418973.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 4, entitled ‘Distribution’, explores some tonal and interpretative consequences of the large-scale distribution of insides within and between Shakespeare’s plays. Particular attention is paid ... More


‘The lunatic, the lover, and the poet’: Teaching, Perversion, and Subversion in The Taming of the Shrew and Love’s Labour’s Lost

Charlotte Scott

in Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212101
eISBN:
9780191705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212101.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Written within about two or three years of each other, The Taming of the Shrew and Love’s Labour’s Lost are William Shakespeare’s only comedies to explore the pursuit of love through the semiotic of ... More


Nationalizing the Corpus

Michael Dobson

in The Making of the National Poet: Shakespeare, Adaptation and Authorship, 1660-1769

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183235
eISBN:
9780191673979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183235.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Poetry

This chapter considers the covert rewriting of the national past in which David Garrick's own adaptations participate, examining the mid-18th century's preferred stage versions of, in particular, The ... More


Love Will Have Heat: Shakespeare's Maidens and the Caloric Economy

Gail Kern Paster

in Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648477
eISBN:
9780226648484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648484.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Extremes of emotion correlate with extremes of temperature. And within these extremes, the doctrine of female coldness imposes itself as a behavioral norm—an ostensible natural limit—governing the ... More


Shakespeare as literary dramatist

Bart van Es

in Shakespeare in Company

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199569311
eISBN:
9780191744945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569311.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This, the last chapter dealing with phase 1 of Shakespeare’s career, describes his early ambition as a poet. It argues that Shakespeare’s direction of travel until the year 1594 was increasingly ... More


‘You lie, in Faith’: Making Marriage in The Taming of the Shrew

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The “Desiring is Creating” metaphor in The Taming of the Shrew depends upon the generative power of words as erotic instruments. Petruchio’s blatant lies loosen the connection between words and the ... More


South Britons’ Reception of North Britons, 1707–1820

Paul Langford

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the dark reception that the Scots received in eighteenth-century England. Scots obtained no new rights of residence by the Act of Union in 1707. Sauny the Scot was the eponymous ... More


A Body Unembarrassed: Humoral Empowerment And Edenic Temperance

Zachary McLeod Hutchins

in Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199998142
eISBN:
9780199382415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998142.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

New England colonists worked to perfect the humoral balance of both physical and figurative bodies. Early modern ethnology identified edenic temperance as the perfect physiological state, so New ... More


Fight Call

Julia Reinhard Lupton

in Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226266015
eISBN:
9780226266152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266152.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This epilogue presents trust as a theatrical virtue that orchestrates muscle memory, physical coordination, silent communication, and the management of risk, as witnessed in trust falls, theater ... More


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