Shakespeare Survey

Overview

Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current ...

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Overview

Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521523561
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/4/2002
  • Series: Shakespeare Survey Series , #2
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; 1. Studies in the life and environment of Shakespeare since 1900 Charles J. Sisson; 2. Shakespeare's deposition in the Belott-Mountjoy suit; Shakespeare's reading F. P. Wilson; 3. Recent studies in Shakespeare's chronology James G. McManaway; 4. Coriolanus and the Midlands insurrection of 1607 E. C. Pettet; 5. The Shakespeare collection in the British Museum F. C. Francis; 6. The structural pattern of Shakespeare's tragedies Marco Mincoff; 7. The 'meaning' of Measure for Measure Clifford Leech; 8. Hamlet and the player who could not keep counsel J. M. Nosworthy; 9. Unworthy scaffolds: a theory for the reconstruction of Elizabethan playhouses C. Walter Hodges; 10. Shakespeare in the German open-air theatre Kurt Raeck; 11. Othello in Paris and Brussels Robert De Smet (translated by Sir Barry Jackson); 12. Shakespeare and Denmark: 1900-1949 Alf Henriques; 13. International news; A Stratford production: Henry VIII Muriel St Clare Byrne; 14. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study Una Ellis-Fermor, Clifford Leech and James G. McManaway; Books received; Index.

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