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Shakespeare's NatureFrom Cultivation to Culture

Shakespeare's Nature: From Cultivation to Culture

Charlotte Scott

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685080
eISBN:
9780191765360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This is a book about the relationship between cultivation and culture in Shakespeare’s plays and Sonnets. Attending to the role of husbandry in the shaping of Elizabethan values, This book argues ... More

Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Gillian Woods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671267
eISBN:
9780191750670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Why does Catholicism have such an imaginative hold on Shakespearean drama, even though the ongoing Reformation outlawed its practice? Shakespeare’s Unreformed Fictions contends that the answers to ... More

Shakespeare's Women and the Fin de Siècle

Shakespeare's Women and the Fin de Siècle

Sophie Duncan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790846
eISBN:
9780191833298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790846.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book illuminates the most iconoclastic late-Victorian performances of Shakespeare’s heroines, through the celebrity, commentary, and wider careers of the actresses who played them. Bringing ... More

Shakespeare’s Binding Language

Shakespeare’s Binding Language

John Kerrigan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757580
eISBN:
9780191817342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This remarkable, innovative book explores the significance in Shakespeare’s plays of oaths, vows, contracts, pledges, and the other utterances and acts by which characters commit themselves to the ... More

Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the Controversies of Self

Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the Controversies of Self

John Lee

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198185048
eISBN:
9780191674433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book offers a new approach to the discussion of English Renaissance literary subjectivity. Dissatisfied with much New Historicist and Cultural Materialistic criticism, it attempts to trace the ... More

Shakespeare’s MoneyHow much did he make and what did this mean?

Shakespeare’s Money: How much did he make and what did this mean?

Robert Bearman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759249
eISBN:
9780191821561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This work seeks to track Shakespeare’s financial circumstances at different stages in his career. It begins with an assessment of his family’s status during his childhood, and the effect on this of ... More

Shakespeare’s Princes of WalesEnglish Identity and the Welsh Connection

Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Marisa R. Cull

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This book spotlights the surprising abundance of princes of Wales—English and Welsh alike—appearing onstage in the late Tudor and early Stuart period. In drawing our attention to the oft-overlooked ... More

Shakespeare’s Universal WolfStudies in Early Modern Reification

Shakespeare’s Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Hugh Grady

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198130048
eISBN:
9780191671906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198130048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

William Shakespeare was neither a Royalist defender of order and hierarchy nor a consistently radical champion of social equality, but rather simultaneously radical ... More

The Shakespearian Playing Companies

The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Andrew Gurr

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This book is the first history of the professional acting companies who brought drama to London in William Shakespeare’s time. The book provides a general history of ... More

Stage, Stake, and ScaffoldHumans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Andreas Höfele

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The book argues that powerful exchanges between stage, stake and scaffold – the theatre, the beargarden and the spectacle of public execution – crucially informed Shakespeare’s explorations into the ... More

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