The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

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Margreta De Grazia, Stanley W. Wells
Cambridge University Press, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 328 pages
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An international team of prominent scholars provide a broadly cultural approach to the chief literary, performative and historical aspects of Shakespeare's work. They bring the latest scholarship to bear on traditional subjects of Shakespeare study, such as biography, the transmission of the texts, the main dramatic and poetic genres, the stage in Shakespeare's time and the history of criticism and performance. In addition, authors engage with more recently defined topics: gender and sexuality, Shakespeare on film, the presence of foreigners in Shakespeare's England and his impact on other cultures. Helpful reference features include chronologies of the life and works, illustrations, detailed reading lists and a bibliographical essay. -- PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION.
  

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Cambridge Companions are usually pretty good. This one only had one essay that really suited what I'm studying, but there are plenty of essays about all sorts of things, especially essays that help to contextualise Shakespeare and his plays. Read full review

Contents

VI
1
VII
13
VIII
31
X
49
XII
65
XIV
83
XV
99
XVI
115
XXIV
183
XXVI
199
XXVII
217
XXIX
235
XXX
251
XXXII
265
XXXIV
279
XXXVI
297

XVIII
129
XX
147
XXII
167

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About the author (2001)

Margreta de Grazia is the Sheli Z. and Burt X. Rosenberg Chair in the Humanities and Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Birmingham. The Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Vice-Chairman of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, he is the General Editor of the Oxford Shakespeare series and the Oxford Complete Works. A world-renowned
authority, he regularly appears on TV, radio, and in the press whenever Shakespeare is discussed.

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