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Shakespeare at Work

Shakespeare at Work

John Jones

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186885
eISBN:
9780191674594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186885.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

It has been established by textual specialists, and is now becoming widely accepted, that Shakespeare revised many of his plays, including some of the most celebrated. But how were the great ... More

Shakespeare in Company

Shakespeare in Company

Bart van Es

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199569311
eISBN:
9780191744945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569311.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is about two very different kinds of company. On the one hand it concerns Shakespeare’s poet-playwright contemporaries, such as Marlowe, Jonson, and Fletcher. On the other, it examines the ... More

Shakespeare in Parts

Shakespeare in Parts

Simon Palfrey and Tiffany Stern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272051
eISBN:
9780191699580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272051.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

A combination of original theatre history and literary criticism, this book explores the original form in which Shakespeare's drama circulated. This was not the full play-text; it was not the public ... More

Shakespeare VerbatimThe Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus

Shakespeare Verbatim: The Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus

Margreta De Grazia

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117780
eISBN:
9780191671067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book challenges traditional Shakespeare scholarship through a study of its textual primacy in the late eighteenth century. The book's examination of earlier treatments demonstrates that concepts ... More

Shakespeare, Co-AuthorA Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Brian Vickers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

No issue in Shakespeare studies is more important than determining what he wrote. For over two centuries scholars have discussed the evidence that Shakespeare worked with co-authors on several plays, ... More

Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Richard Dutton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Shakespeare, Court Dramatist argues that the courts of Elizabeth I and James I were far more central to the playwright’s career than has been appreciated. His playing company only had the privileged ... More

Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and MontaignePower and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet

Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet

Hugh Grady

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257607
eISBN:
9780191717796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

From 1595-1600, Shakespeare dissected the workings of political power in the four histories of the Henriad and in Hamlet in ways which remarkably parallel — and were perhaps influenced by — the ideas ... More

Shakespeare's Early History PlaysFrom Chronicle to Stage

Shakespeare's Early History Plays: From Chronicle to Stage

Dominique Goy-Blanquet

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198119876
eISBN:
9780191705601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Like many of his fellow playwrights, Shakespeare turned to national history for inspiration. This study provides a close comparison of the Henry VI plays and Richard III with their historical and ... More

Shakespeare's First FolioFour Centuries of an Iconic Book

Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

Emma Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198754367
eISBN:
9780191844416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754367.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays printed in 1623 and known as the First Folio. It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in December ... More

Shakespeare's Letters

Shakespeare's Letters

Alan Stewart

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549276
eISBN:
9780191701504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

William Shakespeare's plays are stuffed with letters — 111 appear on stage in all but five of his dramas. But for modern actors, directors, and critics they are frequently an awkward embarrassment. ... More

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