Alternative Shakespeares

Alternative Shakespeares

by Diana E. Henderson (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415423328
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Series: New Accents Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Diana E. Henderson is Professor of Literature at MIT.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Diana E. Henderson 2. ‘I do, I will’: Hal, Falstaff and the Performative Robert Shaughnessy 3. Medium-Specificity and other Critical Scripts for Screen Shakespeare Katherine Rowe 4. Shakespeare 3.0; or, Text vs. Performance, the Remix W. B. Worthen 5. Shakespeare for Readers Lukas Erne 6. Cutting Both Ways: Bloodletting, Castration/Circumcision, and the "Lancelet" of The Merchant of Venice Patricia Parker 7. Cymbeline, the Font of History, and the Matter of Britain: From Times New Roman to Italic Type Willy Maley 8. Playing with Cupid: Gender, Sexuality, and Adolescence Kate Chedgzoy 9. Death by Numbers: Counting and Recounting in The Winter’s Tale Shankar Raman 10. Hamlet, Prince: Tragedy, Citizenship, and Political Theology Julia Reinhard Lupton 11. Memory, Ideology, Translation: King Lear behind bars and before history Rui Carvalho Homem 12. The Materiality of the Scholarly Text: What Our Books Reveal About Us Mary Thomas Crane 13. Alternative Collaborations: Shakespeare, Nahum Tate, Our Academy, and the Science of Probability Diana E. Henderson 14. Afterword: Alternativity at the Theatrical Core: A Conversation with Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Bibliography

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