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Download e-book for iPad: A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume 2: The Histories by Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

By Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

ISBN-10: 0470996544

ISBN-13: 9780470996546

ISBN-10: 0631226338

ISBN-13: 9780631226338

The four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a unmarried entity, deals a uniquely finished photograph of present Shakespeare feedback. This quantity appears at Shakespeare’s histories.

  • Contains unique essays on each heritage play from Henry VI to Henry V.
  • Includes fourteen extra articles on such subject matters as censorship in Shakespeare's histories, the relation of Shakespeare's performs to different dramatic histories of the interval, Shakespeare's histories on movie, the homoerotics of Shakespeare's heritage performs, and state formation in Shakespeare's histories.
  • Brings jointly new essays from a various, foreign staff of students.
  • Complements David Scott Kastan's A significant other to Shakespeare (1999), which concerned with Shakespeare as an writer in his ancient context.
  • Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare stories.

Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–3):
Chapter 2 The Writing of historical past in Shakespeare's England (pages 4–25): Ivo Kamps
Chapter three Shakespeare and modern Dramatists of historical past (pages 26–47): Richard Helgerson
Chapter four Censorship and the issues With background in Shakespeare's England (pages 48–69): Cyndia Susan Clegg
Chapter five kingdom Formation and the English historical past performs (pages 70–93): Patricia A. Cahill
Chapter 6 The Irish textual content and Subtext of Shakespeare's English Histories (pages 94–124): Willy Maley
Chapter 7 Theories of Kingship in Shakespeare's England (pages 125–145): William C. Carroll
Chapter eight “To Beguile the Time, seem like the Time”: modern movie models of Shakespeare's Histories (pages 146–169): Peter J. Smith
Chapter nine The Elizabethan heritage Play: a real style? (pages 170–193): Paulina Kewes
Chapter 10 Damned Commotion: rebellion and uprising in Shakespeare's Histories (pages 194–219): James Holstun
Chapter eleven Manliness prior to Individualism: Masculinity, Effeminacy, and Homoerotics in Shakespeare's historical past performs (pages 220–245): Rebecca Ann Bach
Chapter 12 French Marriages and the Protestant state in Shakespeare's historical past performs (pages 246–262): Linda Gregerson
Chapter thirteen the 1st Tetralogy in functionality (pages 263–286): Ric Knowles
Chapter 14 the second one Tetralogy: functionality as Interpretation (pages 287–307): Lois Potter
Chapter 15 1 Henry VI (pages 308–324): David Bevington
Chapter sixteen Suffolk and the Pirates: Disordered kin in Shakespeare's 2 Henry VI (pages 325–343): Thomas Cartelli
Chapter 17 Vexed kinfolk: relatives, kingdom, and the makes use of of ladies in three Henry VI (pages 344–360): Kathryn Schwarz
Chapter 18 “The energy of Hope?” An Early smooth Reader of Richard III (pages 361–378): James Siemon
Chapter 19 King John (pages 379–394): Virginia Mason Vaughan
Chapter 20 The King's Melting physique: Richard II (pages 395–411): Lisa Hopkins
Chapter 21 1 Henry IV (pages 412–431): James Knowles
Chapter 22 Henry IV, half 2 (pages 432–450): Jonathan Crewe
Chapter 23 Henry V (pages 451–467): Andrew Hadfield

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Shakespeare’s England 23 Notes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 See Patterson (1994) and Rackin (1990: 1–12, 13). See also Dean (1947: 1–2); Rackin (1990: 1–3); Levy (1967: 202–36, esp. 234). Discussing the importance of orality in medieval and Renaissance culture, Woolf himself admits that “prior to 1600, and perhaps even a century later, most people would have heard their history in one form or another long before they read it, if they ever read it at all” (Woolf 2000: 83). See Woolf (2000: 134–6).

In such a many-layered confection, playing itself becomes the basis of England’s continuity through time. For sheer multiplicity of disguising, even the Huntington plays must, however, yield to the curious but closely related Look About You (1599). With at least a dozen and a half shape-shiftings, including repeated crossdressing in gender, age, and status, just keeping track of who in this play is really who must have been more than most Shakespeare and Contemporary Dramatists 35 audiences could have managed.

K. Duncan-Jones. New York: Oxford University Press. Spenser, E. (1989). Letter to Walter Raleigh. Appendix 1. The Faerie Queene, ed. A. C. Hamilton. New York: Longman, 737–8. Stow, J. (1987) [1603]. The Survey of London, ed. H. B. Wheatley. London: Everyman. Tillyard, E. W. M. (1962) [1944]. Shakespeare’s History Plays. New York: Collier Books. Trompf, G. W. (1979). The Idea of Historical Recurrence in Western Thought: From Antiquity to the Reformation. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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