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  1. The Elizabethan Dumb Show (Routledge Revivals)

    The History of a Dramatic Convention

    By Dieter Mehl

    First published in English in 1965, this book discusses the roots and development of the dumb show as a device in Elizabethan drama. The work provides not only a useful manual for those who wish to check the ocurrence of dumb shows and the uses to which they are put; it also makes a real...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires

    the History of Corpse Medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians

    By Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, when kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribed, swallowed or wore human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin against epilepsy, bruising, wounds, sores, plague,...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare, Trauma and Contemporary Performance

    By Catherine Silverstone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Shakespeare, Trauma and Contemporary Performance examines how contemporary performances of Shakespeare’s texts on stage and screen engage with violent events and histories. The book attempts to account for – but not to rationalize – the ongoing and pernicious effects of various forms of violence as...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Sovereign Flower - Wilson Kni

    By Wilson Knight

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Making Publics in Early Modern Europe

    People, Things, Forms of Knowledge

    Edited by Bronwen Wilson, Paul Yachnin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    The book looks at how people, things, and new forms of knowledge created "publics" in early modern Europe, and how publics changed the shape of early modern society. The focus is on what the authors call "making publics" — the active creation of new forms of association that allowed people to...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Crossing Gender in Shakespeare

    Feminist Psychoanalysis and the Difference Within

    By James W. Stone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    In this book, Stone effects a return to gender, after many years of neglect by Twenty-First-Century critics, via a methodology of close reading that foregrounds moments of sexual decentering and disequilibrium within the text and in the interstices of the dialogue between Shakespeare and his...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Narrative Developments from Chaucer to Defoe

    Edited by Gerd Bayer, Ebbe Klitgard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This collection analyzes how narrative technique developed from the late Middle Ages to the beginning of the 18th century. Taking Chaucer’s influential Middle English works as the starting point, the original essays in this volume explore diverse aspects of the formation of early modern prose...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Moral Play and Counterpublic

    By Ineke Murakami

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this study, Murakami overturns the misconception that popular English morality plays were simple medieval vehicles for disseminating conservative religious doctrine. On the contrary, Murakami finds that moral drama came into its own in the sixteenth century as a method for challenging normative...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Tudor England

    Edited by Arthur F. Kinney, David Swain, Eugene D. Hill, William A. Long

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Tudor England is the first encyclopedia devoted entirely to the study of the Tudor period. Previously published as Tudor England: An Encylopedia, this hugely useful reference work is now available in paperback for the first time. England under the...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  10. John Donne

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by A.J. Smith

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge