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A Companion to Shakespeare / Edition 1
     

A Companion to Shakespeare / Edition 1

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by David Scott Kastan
 

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ISBN-10: 0631218785

ISBN-13: 9780631218784

Pub. Date: 11/08/1999

Publisher: Wiley

A Companion to Shakespeare is an indispensable book for students and teachers of Shakespeare, indeed for anyone with an interest in his plays.

  • Contains 28 newly commissioned essays written by the most distinguished historians and literary scholars
  • Situates Shakespeare in the historical and cultural conditions in which he wrote

Overview

A Companion to Shakespeare is an indispensable book for students and teachers of Shakespeare, indeed for anyone with an interest in his plays.

  • Contains 28 newly commissioned essays written by the most distinguished historians and literary scholars
  • Situates Shakespeare in the historical and cultural conditions in which he wrote

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631218784
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/08/1999
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Series , #94
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors.

Part I: Introduction:.

1. Shakespeare and the 'Elements' he lived in: David Scott Kastan.

Part II: Shakespeare I:.

2. Shakespeare the Man: David Bevington.

Part III: Living:.

3. Shakespeare's England: Norman L. Jones.

4. Shakespeare's London: Ian Archer.

5. Religious Identities in Shakespeare's England: Peter Lake.

6. The Family and the Household: Susan Dwyer Amussen.

7. Shakespeare and Political Thought: Martin Dzelzainis.

8. Political Culture: David Harris Sacks.

Part IV: Reading: .

9.'The Great Variety of Readers' and Early Modern Reading Practices: Heidi Brayman Hackel.

10. Reading the Bible: David Daniell.

11. Reading the Classics: Robert L. Miola.

12. Reading History: D. R. Woolf.

13. Reading Vernacular literature: Diana E. Henderson and James Siemon.

Part V: Writing:.

14. Professional Playwrighting: Scott McMillin.

15. Shakespeare's 'Native English': Jonathan Hope.

16. Hearing Shakespeare's Dramatic Verse: George T. Wright.

17. Shakespeare and Rhetorical Culture: Peter G. Platt.

18. Shakespeare and Genre: Jean E. Howard.

Part VI: Playing:.

19. The Economics of Playing: William Ingram.

20. The Chamberlain's-King's Men: S.P. Cerasano.

21 Shakespeare's Repertory: Roslyn L. Knutson.

22. Shakespeare's Playhouses: Andrew Gurr.

23. Licensing and Censorship: Richard Dutton.

Part VII: Printing:.

24. Shakespeare in Print, 1593-1640: Thomas L. Berger and Jesse M. Lander.

25.'Precious Few': English Manuscript Playbooks: William B. Long.

26. The Craft of Printing (1600): Laurie E. Maguire.

27. The London Book-trade in 1600: Mark Bland.

28. Liberty, License and Authority: Press Censorship and Shakespeare: Cyndia Susan Clegg.

Part VIII: Shakespeare II:.

29. Shakespeare: the Myth: Michael D. Bristol.

Index.

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this is the most useful companion to Shakespeare that exists; every library should have a copy.