Books in category Literary Criticism – Shakespeare

  • 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 s Festive Comedy

    Shakespeare’s Festive Comedy
    Cesar Lombardi Barber

    In this classic work, acclaimed Shakespeare critic C. L. Barber argues that Elizabethan seasonal festivals such as May Day and Twelfth Night are the key to understanding Shakespeare's comedies.

  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare
    Margreta de Grazia

    A comprehensive, readable and authoritative introduction to the study of Shakespeare.

  • Shakespeare s Christianity

    Shakespeare’s Christianity
    E. Beatrice Batson

    This volume explores the influences of Catholicism and Protestantism in a trio of Shakespeare's tragedies: Julius Caesar, Macbeth and Hamlet.

  • Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeare

    Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeare
    Kai Wiegandt

    Offers new interpretations of Shakespeare's works in the context of two major contemporary notions of collectivity: the crowd & rumour.

  • Shakespeare s Imagery and What it Tells Us

    Shakespeare’s Imagery and What it Tells Us
    Caroline F. E. Spurgeon

    An analysis of the ways in which Shakespeare's imagery functions to reveal literary and personal motives

  • The Shakespearean Stage Space

    The Shakespearean Stage Space
    Mariko Ichikawa

    The Shakespearean Stage Space explores the original staging of plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in Renaissance playhouses.

  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film

    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film
    Russell Jackson

    A collection of essays on film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays.

  • Forensic Shakespeare

    Forensic Shakespeare
    Quentin Skinner

    Some of these works have traditionally been grouped together as "problem plays," but here Skinner offers a different explanation for their frequent similarities of tone.

  • The Art of Shakespeare s Sonnets Volume 1

    The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Volume 1
    Helen Vendler

    This text aims to provide a guide to some of the best-loved poems in the English language.

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