Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 37 items

  • Keywords: Titus Andronicus x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Titus Andronicus with George Peele

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The external evidence for the genesis of Titus Andronicus is meagre, and has become even smaller of late. T. M. Parrott's essay of 1919 may stand as the first attempt to establish the authenticity of ... More


The Editor and the Theatre: Act One of Titus Andronicus

Stanley Wells

in Re-editing Shakespeare for the Modern Reader

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129349
eISBN:
9780191671777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129349.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter concentrates on the first act (which forms a single, long scene) of the play Titus Andronicus. The first scene of Titus Andronicus is chosen because it offers (pace Maxwell) particular ... More


Plot and Character in Co-Authored Plays: Problems of Co-ordination

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter demonstrates that co-authorship can be seen just as clearly in the treatment of character and motive as in language. In considering Shakespeare's co-authorship of the five plays ... More


Rethinking Foucault: The Juridical Epistemology of English Renaissance Drama

Lorna Hutson

in The Invention of Suspicion: Law and Mimesis in Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212439
eISBN:
9780191707209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the influence on the criticism of English Renaissance drama of Michel Foucault's analysis of penal torture as part of the early modern state's appropriation of the juridical ... More


Worse than Philomel, Worse than Actaeon: Hyperreal Ovid in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus

Jim Casey

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter engages with various postmodern theories of adaptation (Douglas Lanier’s Shakespearean Rhizomatics in particular) in order to explore how Shakespeare reshaped his source material from ... More


Fixing Moderation: Titus Andronicus and the Aristotelian Determination of Value

Christopher Crosbie

in Revenge Tragedy and Classical Philosophy on the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474440264
eISBN:
9781474459693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440264.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter draws on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics to argue that Shakespeare structures Titus Andronicus around the variable ways the concept of an ethical mean —the theoretical point of moral ... More


The Fiction of the Future: Dangerous Reading in Titus Andronicus

J. K. Barret

in Untold Futures: Time and Literary Culture in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702365
eISBN:
9781501705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702365.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter turns to Shakespeare’s earliest tragedy, Titus Andronicus, to initiate an argumentative arc that considers Shakespeare’s treatment of the future in light of his career-long interest in ... More


‘Sad stories chanced in the times of old’: The Book in Performance in Titus Andronicus and Cymbeline

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/9780199212101.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Within the sum of William Shakespeare’s drama, a specific material book appears in only two plays, Titus Andronicus and Cymbeline. In both plays it is Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and the text is the rape ... More


Cannibal–Animal: Figurations of the (In)Human in Montaigne, Foxe, and Shakespearean Revenge Tragedy

Andreas Höfele

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores the destabilizing of fundamental normative distinctions in the forms of juridical violence which, although set up to counter encroachments of the wild, barbaric and bestial, ... More


Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Brian Vickers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

No issue in Shakespeare studies is more important than determining what he wrote. For over two centuries scholars have discussed the evidence that Shakespeare worked with co-authors on several plays, ... More


Remnants of Virgil, Ovid, and Paul in Titus Andronicus

Catherine Winiarski

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Employing Linda Hutcheon’s analogy between biological and cultural adaptation, this chapter analyzes how the survivors of the Roman-Gothic war in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus adapt figures and ... More


From Myth to Drama

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/9780198183242.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses the success of William Shakespeare in rewriting drama based on Ovid's Metamorphoses. It suggests that Shakespeare has refined his skills in the writing of narrative and his ... More


A Census of the Repertory II: Lost Plays and Others

Lawrence Manley and Sally-Beth MacLean

in Lord Strange's Men and Their Plays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300191998
eISBN:
9780300206890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191998.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter discusses the list of titles of Rose plays in Philip Henslowe’s records that apparently got lost and the list of titles of lost non-Rose plays. It also presents the grounds for ... More


‘Women’s Weapons’: Education and Female Revenge on the Early Modern Stage

Chloe Kathleen Preedy

in Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Female revengers feature in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy, and George Chapman’s The Revenge of Bussy D’Ambois. Rather than pursuing vengeance by proxy these women ... More


Imitating the Queen of Troy

Tanya Pollard

in Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198793113
eISBN:
9780191835063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793113.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 2, “Imitating the Queen of Troy,” explores responses to Greek tragic women in Kyd’s Spanish Tragedy and Shakespeare and Peele’s Titus Andronicus, two early revenge tragedies that both feature ... More


Unbuilding the City: Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus and the Forms of Openness

James Kuzner

in Open Subjects: English Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods and the Virtue of Vulnerability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642533
eISBN:
9780748651580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642533.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses two plays, Coriolanus and Titus Andronicus, and their link to open selfhood. It first presents an alternative in which Coriolanus is a progressive document that plans the ... More


Succession and confessional politics combined

Peter Lake

in Hamlet's Choice: Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300247817
eISBN:
9780300256703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247817.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on the play “Titus Andronicus,” which is considered not merely a revenge tragedy. It explains how Titus is suffused with evocations and references to the Aeneid and central ... More


Motherhood and the classical tradition

Felicity Dunworth

in Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

English theatre had always combined entertainment with the transmission of moral, Christian and political ideas and had developed its conventions accordingly. The rediscovery of classical dramatic ... More


Care

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter assesses the extent to which harm is caused in Shakespeare’s plays when the moral order breaks down by focusing on plays in which the dramatis personae revert to the Hobbesian state of ... More


Authorship in English Renaissance Drama

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses five plays by Shakespeare, namely Titus Andronicus, Timon of Athens, Pericles, King Henry VIII, and The Two Noble Kinsmen. It is a curious fact that the theatrical and ... More


View: