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ISBN-13: 9781474277136
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/01/2017
Series: Arden Shakespeare The State of Play
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Hannah Crawforth is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature at King's College London, UK.
Elizabeth Scott-Baumann is Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature at King's College London, UK.

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Notes on Contributors
Copyright Acknowledgements

Introduction - Hannah Crawforth, Elizabeth Scott-Baumann and Clare Whitehead

Part One: The Sonnets and History
1. Promising Eternitiy in the 1609 Quarto - Cathy Shrank
2.Thomas Thorpe's Shakespeare: 'The Only Begetter' - Lynne Magnusson
3. 'Our brains beguiled': Ecclesiastes and Sonnet 59's Poetics of Temporal Instability - Kristine Johanson
4. Unfulfilled Imperatives in Shakespeare's Sonnets - John Roe

Part Two: The Sonnets in Context
5. Shakespeare's Sonnets as Event - Colin Burrow
6. A Lingering Farewell: Sonnet 87 - Ann Thompson
7. Enduring 'Injurious Time': Alternatives to Immortality and Proleptic Loss in Shakespeare's Sonnets - J.K. Barret
8. 'Thou single wilt prove none': Counting, Succession, and Identity in Shakespeare's Sonnets - Shankar Raman

Part 3: Afterlives of the Sonnets
9. Desire is Pattern - Matthew Harrison
10. Regifting Some Shakespeare Sonnets of Late - Jonathan F.S. Post
11. The Scar on the Face: Ted Hughes Reads Shakespeare's Sonnets - Reiko Oya
12. Shakespeare's Sonnets in the Undergraduate Classroom - Daniel Moss

Afterword - Heather Dubrow


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