Shakespeare Survey 49: Romeo and Juliet and Its Afterlife

Shakespeare Survey 49: Romeo and Juliet and Its Afterlife

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ISBN-13: 9780521523882
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/04/2002
Series: Shakespeare Survey Series , #49
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; 1. The challenges of Romeo and Juliet Stanley Wells; 2. The date and the expected venue of Romeo and Juliet Andrew Gurr; 3. The 'bad' quarto of Romeo and Juliet David Farley-Hills; 4. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: the places of invention Jill L. Levenson; 5. 'Death-marked love': desire and presence in Romeo and Juliet Lloyd Davis; 6. Carnival and death in Romeo and Juliet: a Bakhtinian reading Ronald Knowles; 7. Ideology and the feud in Romeo and Juliet Susan Snyder; 8. Bawdy puns and lustful virgins: the legacy of Juliet's desire in comedies of the early 1600s Mary Bly; 9. Picturing Romeo and Juliet James Fowler; 10. Nineteenth-century Juliet Philip Davis; 11. 'O, what learning is!' Pedagogy and the afterlife of Romeo and Juliet Rex Gibson; 12. The film versions of Romeo and Juliet Anthony Davies; 13. The poetics of paradox: Shakespeare's versus Zeffirelli's culture of violence Joan Ozark Holmer; 14. 'Lawful deed': consummation, custom, and law in All's Well That Ends Well Subha Mukherji; 15. 'Have you not read of some such thing?' Sex and sexual stories in Othello Edward Pechter; 16. French leave, or Lear and the King of France R. A. Foakes; 17. The actor as artist: Harold Hobson's Shakespearian theatre criticism Dominic Shellard; 18. Shakespeare performances in England, 1994-1995 Peter Holland; 19. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January-December 1994 Niky Rathbone; 20. The year's contributions to Shakespeare studies David Lindley, Mark Thornton Burnett and John Jowett; Books received; Index.

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