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The Oxford handbook of Shakespearean tragedy / edited by Michael Neill and David Schalkwyk.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016]
Description:
1 online resource.
Series:
Oxford handbooks online. [More in this series]
Summary note:
This handbook brings together 54 essays by scholars from all parts of the world. It offers a fresh and comprehensive understanding of Shakespeare tragedies as both works of literature and as performance texts, written by a playwright who was himself an experienced actor.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 31, 2016).
Contents:
What Is Shakespearean Tragedy? / Paul A. Kottman -- The Classical Inheritance / Richard Halpern -- The Medieval Inheritance / Rory Loughnane -- The Romantic Inheritance / Edward Pechter -- Ethics and Shakespearean Tragedy / Tzachi Zamir -- Character in Shakespearean Tragedy / Emma Smith -- Preposterous Nature in Shakespeare's Tragedies / Philip Armstrong -- Shakespearean Tragedy and the Language of Lament / Lynne Magnusson -- The Pity of It: Shakespearean Tragedy and Affect / David Hillman -- 'Do You See This?' The Politics of Attention in Shakespearean Tragedy / Steven Mullaney -- Tragedy and Religion / Peter Lake -- Shakespeare's Anatomies of Death / Richard Sugg -- Minded Like the Weather / Gail Kern Paster -- Shakespeare's Tragedy and English History / Andrew Hadfield -- Shakespeare's Tragedy and Roman History / Tom Bishop -- Tragedy and the Satiric Voice / Hester Lees-Jeffries -- 'The action of my life' / Subha Mukherji -- Queer Tragedy, or Two Meditations on Cause / Lee Edelman, Madhavi Menon -- Authorial Revision in the Tragedies / Paul Werstine -- Digital Approaches to the Language of Shakespearean Tragedy / Michael Witmore, Jonathan Hope, Michael Gleicher -- 'Romaine Tragedie' / Michael Neill -- Romeo and Juliet as Event / Crystal Bartolovich -- Julius Caesar / Emily C. Bartels -- The Question of Hamlet / Catherine Belsey -- Seeing Blackness / Ian Smith -- King Lear and the Death of the World / Leah Marcus -- O horror! horror! horror! / Andrew J. Power -- Antony and Cleopatra / Bernhard Klein -- Coriolanus / David Schalkwyk -- Early Modern Tragedy and Performance / Tiffany Stern -- Performing Shakespearean Tragedy, 1660-1780 / Peter Holland -- Staging Shakespearean Tragedy / Russell Jackson -- Tragedy in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Theatre Production / Bridget Escolme -- Ontological Shivers / Courtney Lehmann -- Hamlet / Douglas M. Lanier -- Intermediated Bodies and Bodies of Media / Sujata Iyengar -- Screening the Tragedies / MacDonald P. Jackson -- Macbeth on Changing Screens / Katherine Rowe -- The Roman Plays on Screen / Sarah Hatchuel, Nathalie Vienne-Guerin -- 'The Bowe of Ulysses' / Peter Byrne -- Shakespeare's Tragedies on the Operatic Stage / William Germano -- The Tragedies in Italy / Shaul Bassi -- The Tragedies in Germany / Andreas Höfele -- French Receptions of Shakespearean Tragedy / Pascale Drouet, Nathalie Rivère de Carles -- Shakespearean Tragedy in Eastern Europe / Pavel Drábek -- Shakespearean Tragedy in Russia / John Givens -- Shakespearean Tragedy in the Nineteenth Century United States / Gay Smith -- Unsettling the Bard: Australasia and the Pacific / Mark Houlahan -- Shakespeare's Tragedies in Southern Africa / Colette Gordon, Daniel Roux, David Schalkwyk -- In Blood Stepped in / Araham Oz -- Shakespeare's Tragedies in North Africa and the Arab World / Khalid Amine -- Shakespearean Tragedy in Latin America and the Caribbean / Margarida Gandara Rauen, Alfredo Michel Modenessi -- Shakespearean Tragedy in India / Poonam Trivedi -- 'It is the East' / Alexander C. Y. Huang.
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Other title(s):
  • Handbook of Shakespearean tragedy
  • Shakespearean tragedy
ISBN:
9780191792168 (ebook) :
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