Acollection of essays on theways the senses 'speak' on Shakespeare's stage. Drawing on historical phenomenology, science studies, gender studiesand natural philosophy, the essays provide critical tools for understanding Shakespeare's investment in staging the senses.
About the Author
PATRICIA CAHILL Associate Professor of English at Emory University, USA MARY THOMAS CRANE Rattigan Professor of English at Boston College, USA ALLISON KAY DEUTERMANN Assistant Professor at Baruch College, City University of New York, USA DIANA E. HENDERSON Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA HOWARD MARCHITELLO Associate Professor and Chair, Department of English, Rutgers University in Camden, USA SEAN H. MCDOWELL Associate Professor of English at Seattle University, USA ADAM RZEPKA Ph.D. Candidate in English at the University of Chicago, USA BRUCE R. SMITH Dean's Professor of English and Professor of Theatre at the University of Southern California, USA EVELYN TRIBBLE Donald Collie Chair at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Table of ContentsList of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction; L.Gallagher & S.Raman Macbeth and the Perils of Conjecture; S.H.McDowell Eying and Wording in Cymbeline ; B.R.Smith 'O, She's Warm': Touch in The Winter's Tale ; E.Tribble Falling into Extremity; P.Cahill Roman World, Egyptian Earth: Cognitive Difference in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra ; M.Thomas Crane Hamlet in Motion; S.Raman Artifactual Knowledge in Hamlet ; H.Marchitello 'Rich eyes and poor hands': Theaters of Early Modern Experience; A.Rzepka 'Repeat to me the words of the Echo': Listening to The Tempest ; A.K.Deutermann Mind the Gaps: The Ear, the Eye, and the Senses of a Woman in Much Ado About Nothing ; D.E.Henderson Works Cited Notes Index