Shakespeare and Emotions: Inheritances, Enactments, Legacies

Shakespeare and Emotions: Inheritances, Enactments, Legacies

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This collection of essays approaches the works of Shakespeare from the topical perspective of the History of Emotions. Contributions come from established and emergent scholars from a range of disciplines, including performance history, musicology and literary history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349690749
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/11/2014
Series: Palgrave Shakespeare Studies
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ronald Bedford, University of New England, Australia
Susan Broomhall, University of Western Australia, Australia
Martin Dawes, independent scholar, Canada
Stephanie Downes, University of Melbourne, Australia
Rosemary Gaby, University of Tasmania, Australia
Peter Groves, Monash University, Australia
Simon Haines, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jennifer Hamilton, University of New South Wales, Australia
Mark Houlahan, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Danijela Kambaskovic, University of Western Australia, Australia
Heather Kerr, University of Adelaide, Australia
Philippa Kelly, California Shakespeare Theater, USA
Andrew Lawrence-King, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, UK
Ruth Lunney, University of Newcastle, Australia
Andrew Lynch, University of Western Australia, Australia
Dr Mary-Rose Mclaren, Victoria University, Australia
Katrina O'Loughlin, University of Western Australia, Australia
Anthony Guy Patricia, Concord University, USA
Bríd Phillips, University of Western Australia, Australia
Ciara Rawnsley, University of Western Australia, Australia
Elizabeth Schafer, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Alison V. Scott, University of Queensland, Australia
R. S. White, University of Western Australia, Australia
Christopher Wortham, University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Notes on Contributors 1. Reclaiming Heartlands: Shakespeare And The History Of Emotions In Literature; R. S. White PART I: EMOTIONAL INHERITANCES 2. 'Of Comfort And Dispaire': Plato's Philosophy Of Love And Shakespeare's Sonnets; Danijela Kambaskovic 3. Locus Amoenus Or Locus Violens? Shakespearean Emotions Expressed Through An Ovidian Model; Bríd Phillips 4. Once Upon A Time: Cymbeline, Fairy Tales, And 'The Terrifying Truths Of The Inner Life'; Ciara Rawnsley 5. ' Another Comfort': Virginity And Emotion In Measure For Measure; Andrew Lynch 6. French Feeling: Language, Sex And Identity In Henry V; Stephanie Downes 7. Power, Vulnerability And Sexuality: Representations Of Margaret Of Anjou In A London Chronicle And Shakespeare's 3 Henry VI; Mary-Rose McLaren PART II: SHAKESPEAREAN ENACTMENTS 8. 'My Heart Dances': Performing Emotion Through Shakespeare's Rhythms; Peter Groves 9. 'The Teares Of Ten Thousand Spectators': Shakespeare's Experiments With Emotion From Talbot To Richard II; Ruth Lunney 10. Emotional Education And Leadership In The Henriad; Martin Dawes 11. 'Say How I Loved You': Queering The Emotion Of Male Same-Sex Love In The Merchant Of Venice; Anthony Guy Patricia 12. Making A Virtue Of Giddiness: Rethinking Troilus' (E)Motion; Alison V. Scott 13. 'I Shall Split All / In Pleasure Of My Spleen!': Troilus And Cressida And The Expression Of Emotion; Ronald Bedford 14. Displacement: Maps And Emotions In Othello; Christopher Wortham 15. Lear In The Storm: Shakespeare's Emotional Exploration Of Sovereign Mortality; Jennifer Hamilton 16. 'Sociable' Tears In The Tempest; Heather Kerr PART III: EMOTIONAL LEGACIES AND RE-ENACTMENTS 17. Only Connect: Dramaturgy And A Living Shakespeare; Philippa Kelly 18. Cabbages And Kings: Curating The Objects And Emotions Of English Encounter With The World Through Shakespeare; Susan Broomhall 19. 'Tis Master's Voice: A Seventeenth-Century Shakespeare Recording?; Andrew Lawrence-King 20. Recognition In Shakespeare And Hegel; Simon Haines 21. 'The Days That We Have Seen': History And Regret In Henry IV, Parts One And Two And The Hollow Crown (2012); Rosemary Gaby 22. Whose Nostalgia? Geoffrey Rush And The Merry Wives Of Windsor, Brisbane 1987; Elizabeth Schafer 23. Afterword; Mark Houlahan Selective Bibliography Index

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