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Essaying Shakespeare - Karen Newman

Essaying Shakespeare


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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: 1st April 2009
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 16.4  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.52