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  1. Gothic Shakespeares

    Edited by John Drakakis, Dale Townshend

    Series: Accents on Shakespeare

    Readings of Shakespeare were both influenced by and influential in the rise of Gothic forms in literature and culture from the late eighteenth century onwards. Shakespeare’s plays are full of ghosts, suspense, fear-inducing moments and cultural anxieties which many writers in the Gothic mode have...

    Published December 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Alternative Shakespeares

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John Drakakis

    Series: New Accents

    When critical theory met literary studies in the 1970s and '80s, some of the most radical and exciting theoretical work centred on the quasi-sacred figure of Shakespeare. In Alternative Shakespeares, John Drakakis brought together key essays by founding figures in this movement to remake...

    Published May 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Tragedy

    By John Drakakis, Naomi Conn Liebler

    Series: Longman Critical Readers

    This wide-ranging and unique collection of documents on one of the most enduring of literary genres, Tragedy, offers a radical revaluation of its significance in the light of the critical attention that it has received during the past one-hundred and fifty years. The foundations of much...

    Published April 9th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Narrative and Dramatic Sources of Shakespeare

    Edited by Geoffrey Bullough, John Drakakis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Shakespeare's writing is filled with ideas, images, plots and characters borrowed or interpreted from other dramatists and poets. This work gathers together the sources and traces the relationship of these texts to Shakespeare's dramatic and poetic works.Whole texts are included wherever possible,...

    Published December 26th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Shakespearean Tragedy

    By John Drakakis

    Series: Longman Critical Readers

    Shakespearean Tragedy brings together fifteen major contemporary essays on individual plays and the genre as a whole. Each piece has been carefully chosen as a key intervention in its own right and as a representative of an influential critical approach to the genre. The collection as a whole,...

    Published December 2nd 1991 by Routledge

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