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  1. Shakespeare's America, America's Shakespeare (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael D. Bristol

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title explores the nature of the interaction between Shakespeare and American culture. Shakespeare stands at the center of an elaborate institutional reality, closely tied to both cultural and ideological production. His plays, Michael Bristol asserts, help to...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Shakespeare's Curse

    By Bjoern Quiring

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Conceptualizing the curse as the representation of a foundational, mythical violence that is embedded within juridical discourse, Shakespeare’s Curse pursues a reading of Richard III, King John, and King Lear in order to analyse the persistence of imprecations in the discourses of modernity....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare Left and Right

    By Ivo Kamps

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Shakespeare Left and Right brings together critics, strikingly different in their politics and methodologies, who are acutely aware of the importance of politics on literary practice and theory. Should, for example, feminist criticism be subjected to a critique by voices it construes as hostile to...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Winter's Tale

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Maurice Hunt

    A collection that includes a lengthy introduction describing historical trends in critical interpretations and theatrical performances of Shakespeare's play; 20 essays on the play, including two written especially for this volume (by Maurice Hunt and David Bergeron)....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Critical Essays

    Edited by June Schlueter

    Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Antony and Cleopatra

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Yashdip S. Bains

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Prophecy and Sibylline Imagery in the Renaissance

    Shakespeare’s Sibyls

    By Jessica L. Malay

    This book restores the rich tradition of the Sibyls to the position of prominence they once held in the culture and society of the English Renaissance. The sibyls — figures from classical antiquity — played important roles in literature, scholarship and art of the period, exerting a powerful...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Shakespearean Criticism

    Edited by Various

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Reissuing works originally published between 1984 and 1995, this set brings back into print early volumes from the Shakespearean Criticism Series originally edited by Joseph Price. The books present selections of renowned scholarship on each play, touching on performances as well as the dramatic...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Henry IV, Parts I and II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by David Bevington

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. This volume points to the rich variety of critical responses to the Henry IV plays and their complexity. It includes selections from characteristic thought of the neoclassical age, character criticism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, historical and new...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Richard II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jeanne T. Newlin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1984. The four parts of this collection of articles, from 1601 to the 1970s, look at the historical and political dynamics of the play, the play in the theatre, the psychology of its characters, and its poetry and rhetoric. Bringing together the best that was written about...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge