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Essaying Shakespeare - Karen Newman

Essaying Shakespeare


Published: 24th April 2009
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For more than twenty-five years, Karen Newman has brought her critical acumen to bear on early modern studies. In this collection of her essays on Shakespeare???some acknowledged classics and others never before published???Newman shows how changing theoretical trends have shaped Shakespeare studies, from new historicism and gender studies to critical race studies and globalization.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Myrrha's Revenge: Ovid and Shakespeare's Reluctant Adonisp. 1
Hayman's Missing Hamletp. 13
Renaissance Family Politics and Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrewp. 23
"And wash the Ethiop white": Femininity and the Monstrous in Othellop. 38
Portia's Ring: Gender, Sexuality, and Theories of Exchange in The Merchant of Venicep. 59
Ghostwriting: Hamlet and Claude Chabrol's Ophéliap. 77
Englishing the Other: "Le tiers exclu" and Shakespeare's Henry Vp. 85
Cultural Capital's Gold Standard: Shakespeare and the Critical Apostrophe in Renaissance Studiesp. 96
Characteryp. 111
Sartorial Economies and Suitable Style: The Anonymous Woodstock and Shakespeare's Richard IIp. 123
French Shakespeare: Dryden, Vigny's Othello, and British Cultural Expansionp. 136
Notesp. 151
Publication Historyp. 189
Indexp. 191
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ISBN: 9780816655892
ISBN-10: 0816655898
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 24th April 2009
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 16.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.51