Books in category Literary Criticism – Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare

    Laura Di Michele

  • Shakespeare Inside

    Shakespeare Inside
    Amy Scott-Douglass

    Shakespeare Inside goes behind the scenes to reveal Shakespeare at work in the most decisive institutional context of our time – in prisons.

  • New Heaven New Earth

    New Heaven, New Earth
    Jan H. Blits

    Patterned after his previous books on Shakespeare's plays, Jan H. Blits's New Heaven, New Earth is a scene-by-scene, line-by-line philosophical study of Antony and Cleopatra.

  • Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference

    Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference
    John Gillies

    Shakespeare's images of the exotic are shown to be firmly based on the margins of contemporary maps; and examination of the icons and emblems of maps raises questions about the mapmakers' overt intentions and instinctive assumptions, and …

  • The Age of Shakespeare

    The Age of Shakespeare
    Frank Kermode

    The result is an important, lasting, and concise companion guide to the works of Shakespeare by one of our most eminent literary scholars. From the Hardcover edition.

  • Shakespeare s Politics

    Shakespeare’s Politics
    Robin Headlam Wells

    An introduction to the political and historical context to Shakespeare's tragedy and history plays, written in an accessible, jargon-free style.

  • Manhood and Masculine Identity in William Shakespeare s The Tragedy of Macbeth

    Manhood and Masculine Identity in William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth
    Maria L. Howell

    Maria Howell's, Manhood and Masculine Identity in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth, is an important and compelling scholarly work which seeks to examine the sixteenth century's greatest concern, echoed by Hamlet himself, "What …

  • Shakespeare and the Law

    Shakespeare and the Law
    Dunbar Plunket Barton

    Barton's entertaining and handy study reviews allusions to trials, judges, advocates, courts, procedure, legal concepts and terminology in Shakespeare's plays.

  • The Genius of Shakespeare

    The Genius of Shakespeare
    Jonathan Bate

    Exploring Shakespeare's life, including questions of authorship and autobiography, and charting how his legacy has grown over the centuries, this extraordinary book asks how Shakespeare has come to be such a powerful symbol of genius.

  • Shakespeare and the English Speaking Cinema

    Shakespeare and the English-Speaking Cinema
    Russell Jackson

    Shakespeare and the English-speaking Cinema is a lively, authoritative, and innovative overview of the ways in which Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for cinema.

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