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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 66, Working with Shakespeare

Shakespeare Survey: Volume 66, Working with Shakespeare

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Cambridge University Press, 11/7/2013
EAN 9781107041738, ISBN10: 1107041732

Hardcover, 484 pages, 24.6 x 18.9 x 3.2 cm
Language: English

Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948, the Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies and of the year's major British performances. The theme for Volume 66 is 'Working with Shakespeare', and Tiffany Stern's essay has been selected by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society for its Barbara Palmer/Martin Stevens award for best new essay in early drama studies, 2014. The complete set of Survey volumes is also available online at http://www.cambridge.org/online/shakespearesurvey. This fully searchable resource enables users to browse by author, essay and volume, search by play, theme and topic and save and bookmark their results.

1. Sermons, plays and note-takers
Hamlet Q1 as a 'noted' text Tiffany Stern
2. Equivocations
reading the Shakespeare/Middleton Macbeth Cordelia Zukerman
3. The date of Sir Thomas More Hugh Craig
4. Filming 'the weight of this sad time'
Yasujiro Ozu's rereading of King Lear in Tokyo Story (1953) Reiko Oya
5. Cursing to learn
theatricality and the creation of character in The Tempest David Schalkwyk
6. Like an Olympian wrestling Richard Wilson
7. 'Doing Shakespeare'
how Shakespeare became a school 'subject' Janet Bottoms
8. (Mis)advising Shakespeare's players Michael Cordner
9. Making the work of play Michael Pavelka (in conversation with Carol Chillington Rutter)
10. 'On the wrong track to ourselves'
Armin Senser's Shakespeare and the issue of artistic creativity in contemporary German poetry Tobias Döring
11. 'What country, friends, is this?'
Cultural identity and the World Shakespeare Festival Stephen Purcell
12. Redefining knowledge
an epistemological shift in Shakespeare studies Péter Dávidházi
13. Shakespeare as presentist John Drakakis
14. Greater Shakespeare
working, playing and making with Shakespeare Hester Lees-Jeffries
15. 'A joint and corporate voice'
re-working Shakespearean seminars Scott L. Newstok
16. Shakespeare and the cultures of translation Ton Hoenselaars
17. Shakespeare's inhumanity Kiernan Ryan
18. Making something out of 'nothing' in Shakespeare R. S. White
19. 'A book where one may read strange matters'
en-visaging character and emotion on the Shakespearean stage Michael Neill
20. 'Hear the ambassadors!'
Marking Shakespeare's Venice connection Carol Chillington Rutter
21. 'O, what a sympathy of woe is this'
passionate sympathy in Titus Andronicus Richard Meek
22. Who drew the Jew that Shakespeare knew?
Misericords and medieval Jews in The Merchant Of Venice M. Lindsay Kaplan
23. 'Imaginary puissance'
Shakespearean theatre and the law of agency in Henry V, Twelfth Night and Measure For Measure Erica Sheen
24. Hamlet and empiricism James Hirsh
25. 'Let me see what thou hast writ'
mapping the Shakespeare–Fletcher working relationship in The Two Noble Kinsmen at the Swan Varsha Panjwani
26. Shakespeare performances in England (and Wales) 2012 Carol Chillington Rutter
27. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January-December 2011 James Shaw
28. The year's contribution to Shakespeare studies
1. Critical studies reviewed by Charlotte Scott
2. Shakespeare in performance reviewed by Russell Jackson
3. Editions and textual studies reviewed by Sonia Massai.