Staging Early Modern Romance

Staging Early Modern Romance


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415879385
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/12/2010
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Valerie Wayne is Professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is Associate General Editor of The Collected Works of Thomas Middleton (Oxford, 2007), editor of The Flower of Friendship by Edmund Tilney, and The Matter of Differerence.

Mary Ellen Lamb is Professor of English at Southern Illinois University and her most recent book is The Popular Culture of Shakespeare, Spenser, and Jonson (Routledge, 2006).

Table of Contents

I. Modes and Strategies

Valerie Wayne (University of Hawaii) and Mary Ellen Lamb (Southern Illinois University) "Introduction: Into the Forest"

Lori Humphrey Newcomb (University of Illinois) "The Sources of Romance, the Patterns of Pericles, and the Generation of Story"

Cyrus Mulready (University of Pennsylvania) "‘Asia of one side, and Afric of the other’: Sidney’s Unities and the Staging of Romance"

II. Page and Stage

Steven Mentz (St. John's University) "’A Note Beyond Your Reach’: Prose Fiction’s Rivalry withElizabethan Drama"

Goran Stanivukovic (University of Sheffield) Hamlet and Eourdanus

Sarah Wall-Randell (Wellesley) "Reading the Book of the Self in Cymbeline and Urania"

Mary Ellen Lamb (Southern Illlinois University) "The Tempest and Recovering the Romance of Mouldy Tales"

III. Gender and Agency

Gloria Olchowy (Green River Community College)"The Issue of the Corpus Christi Cycles in The Winter’s Tale"

Valerie Wayne (University of Hawaii) "Romancing the Wager: Cymbeline’s Intertexts"

Joyce Boro (University of Montreal) "Women Reading Romance: John Fletcher’s Women Pleased and the Pedagogy of Romance "

Clare R. Kinney (University of Virginia) "Undoing Romance: Beaumont and Fletcher’s Resistant Reading of the New Arcadia"

Lorna Hutson (University of St. Andrews) "Probable Infidelities: Rhetorical Transformations of the Ordeal of Chastity in Renaissance Narrative and Theatre"

Afterword Patricia Parker (Stanford University)

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