Essaying Shakespeare [electronic resource] / Karen Newman.

Author
Newman, Karen, 1949- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
Description
1 online resource (224 p.)

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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.Central to Newman's work is social exchange, or the circulation of people and objects. At least two of these essays have had a powerful and lasting impact on Shakespeare studies: "Renaissance Family Politics and Shakesp
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-188) and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Myrrha's revenge: Ovid and Shakespeare's reluctant Adonis
  • Hayman's missing Hamlet
  • Renaissance family politics and Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew
  • And wash the ethiop white: femininity and the monstrous in Othello
  • Portia's ring: gender, sexuality, and theories of exchange in The merchant of Venice
  • Ghostwriting: Hamlet and Claude Chabrol's Ophilia
  • Englishing the other: Le tiers exclu and Shakespeare's Henry V
  • Cultural capital's gold standard: Shakespeare and the critical apostrophe in Renaissance studies
  • Charactery
  • Sartorial economies and suitable style: the anonymous woodstock and Shakespeare's Richard II
  • French Shakespeare: Dryden, Vigny's Othello, and British cultural expansion.
ISBN
0-8166-6809-4
OCLC
670429585
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