Books in category Literary Criticism – Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare

    Shakespeare
    Laura Di Michele

  • Shakespeare and the Eighteenth Century

    Shakespeare and the Eighteenth Century
    Peter Sabor, Paul Edward Yachnin

    This fascinating volume brings together Renaissance and eighteenth-century scholars who examine how Shakespeare gradually penetrated, and came to dominate, the culture and intellectual life of people in the English-speaking world.

  • Shakespeare s Last Plays

    Shakespeare’s Last Plays
    Dr. Stephen W. Smith, Travis Curtright

    The essays reveal how Shakespeare's thought in these final works compliments, challenges, fulfills, or transforms previously held conceptions of the playwright and his political-philosophical views.

  • 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.

  • Hamlet Protestantism and the Mourning of Contingency

    Hamlet, Protestantism, and the Mourning of Contingency
    John E. Curran Jr

    By considering the play's inner workings against the religious ideas of its time, John Curran explores how Shakespeare portrays in this work a completely deterministic universe in the Calvinist mode, and, Curran argues, exposes the …

  • Romeo and Juliet Manual ENHANCED eBook

    Romeo and Juliet Manual (ENHANCED eBook)
    William Shakespeare

    This manual offers a wealth of instructional tools, including background information on Shakespeare's sources, his life, his theater, and stage directions; suggestions for teaching the play; detailed summaries of every scene; questions and …

  • 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.

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