Shakespeare's Reading Audiences: Early Modern Books and Audience Interpretation

Shakespeare's Reading Audiences: Early Modern Books and Audience Interpretation

by Cyndia Susan Clegg

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ISBN-13: 9781107190641
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/26/2017
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Cyndia Susan Clegg, Distinguished Professor of English at Pepperdine University, Malibu, has published articles on early modern print culture and on Shakespeare in Shakespeare Quarterly, the Ben Jonson Journal, Huntington Library Quarterly and several essay collections. Her books include The Peaceable and Prosperous Regiment of Blessed Queene Elisabeth (2005), Press Censorship in Caroline England (Cambridge, 2008), Press Censorship in Jacobean England (Cambridge, 2001) and Press Censorship in Elizabeth England (Cambridge, 1997).

Table of Contents

1. Audiences and reading; 2. Reading Italian humanism: elite literary coteries and Shakespeare's sonnets; 3. Reading Italian humanism: elite political coteries and Henry V; 4. Reading law: popular legal treatises and The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V and Othello; 5. Reading religion: Macbeth and the calvinist drama of discernment; 6. Reading politics: history, Richard II, and the public sphere.

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