A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume 1: The Tragedies by Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

By Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

The four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a unmarried entity, bargains a uniquely accomplished picture of present Shakespeare feedback. This quantity seems to be at Shakespeare’s tragedies.

  • Contains unique essays on each Shakespearean tragedy from Titus Andronicus to Coriolanus.
  • Includes 13 extra essays on such issues as Shakespeare's Roman tragedies, Shakespeare's tragedies on movie, Shakespeare's tragedies of affection, Hamlet in functionality, and tragic emotion in Shakespeare.
  • Brings jointly new essays from a various, overseas crew of students.
  • Complements David Scott Kastan's A better half to Shakespeare (1999), which fascinated with Shakespeare as an writer in his historic context.
  • Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare experiences.

Chapter 1 “A rarity such a lot beloved”: Shakespeare and the assumption of Tragedy (pages 5–22): David Scott Kastan
Chapter 2 The Tragedies of Shakespeare's Contemporaries (pages 23–46): Martin Coyle
Chapter three Minds in corporation: Shakespearean Tragic feelings (pages 47–72): Katherine Rowe
Chapter five The Divided Tragic Hero (pages 73–94): Catherine Belsey
Chapter five Disjointed occasions and Half?Remembered Truths in Shakespearean Tragedy (pages 95–108): Philippa Berry
Chapter 6 interpreting Shakespeare's Tragedies of affection: Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and Antony and Cleopatra in Early glossy England (pages 108–133): Sasha Roberts
Chapter 7 Hamlet Productions Starring Beale, Hawke, and Darling From the viewpoint of functionality heritage (pages 134–157): Bernice W. Kliman
Chapter eight textual content and Tragedy (pages 158–177): Graham Holderness
Chapter nine Shakespearean Tragedy and non secular identification (pages 178–198): Richard C. McCoy
Chapter 10 Shakespeare's Roman Tragedies (pages 199–218): Gordon Braden
Chapter eleven Tragedy and Geography (pages 219–240): Jerry Brotton
Chapter 12 vintage movie types of Shakespeare's Tragedies: A reflect for the days (pages 241–261): Kenneth S. Rothwell
Chapter thirteen modern movie models of the Tragedies (page 262): Mark Thornton Burnett
Chapter 14 Titus Andronicus: A Time for Race and Revenge (pages 284–302): Ian Smith
Chapter 15 “There isn't any global with no Verona walls”: the town in Romeo and Juliet (pages 303–318): Naomi Conn Liebler
Chapter sixteen “He that thou knowest thine”: Friendship and repair in Hamlet (pages 319–338): Michael Neil
Chapter 17 Julius Caesar (pages 339–356): Rebecca W. Bushnell
Chapter 18 Othello and the matter of Blackness (pages 357–374): Kim F. Hall
Chapter 19 King Lear (pages 375–392): Kiernan Ryan
Chapter 20 Macbeth, the current, and the previous (pages 393–410): Kathleen McLuskie
Chapter 21 The Politics of Empathy in Antony and Cleopatra: A View from lower than (pages 411–429): Jyotsna G. Singh
Chapter 22 Timon of Athens: The Dialectic of Usury, Nihilism, and artwork (pages 430–451): Hugh Grady
Chapter 23 Coriolanus and the Politics of Theatrical excitement (pages 452–472): Cynthia Marshall

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But with that discovery there also comes a need to discuss, if only implicitly, the genre of tragedy itself. III If Marlowe provides us with one example of how the form of drama had to be reconsidered to admit new material, and, in turn, how the arrival of that new material changed again the form of tragedy, Thomas Kyd offers a particularly vivid example of the same process. Kyd is important for a number of reasons, not least because The Spanish Tragedy (1589)5 makes Hamlet possible and therefore makes possible all the plays that live off Hamlet.

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