Circumstantial Shakespeare

Circumstantial Shakespeare

by Lorna Hutson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198816393
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2018
Series: Oxford Wells Shakespeare Lectures
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lorna Hutson, Merton Professor of English Literature, Merton College, University of Oxford

Lorna Hutson is the Merton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. She was educated in San Francisco, Edinburgh and Oxford and has taught at Queen Mary, University of London and at the University of California at Berkeley. Her books include lThomas Nashe in Context (1989), lThe Usurer's Daughter (1994), lFeminism and Renaissance Studies (1999), lRhetoric and Law in Early Modern Europe (with Victoria Kahn, 2001) and lThe Invention of Suspicion (2007), which won the Roland H. Bainton prize for literature in 2008. She has held fellowships from the Guggenheim, the Folger, the Huntington, the AHRC and the Leverhulme Trust.

Table of Contents

1. 'Quando?' (When?) in Romeo and Juliet
2. 'Imaginary Work': Opportunity in Lucrece and in King Lear
3. Where and How? Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Maid's Tragedy
4. 'The Innocent Sleepe': Motive in Macbeth

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