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Title A companion to Shakespeare's works. Volume 2, Histories / edited by Richard Dutton and Jean E. Howard.
Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.


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Series Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 18
Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 18.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Contents The Writing of History in Shakespeare's England / Ivo Kamps -- Shakespeare and Contemporary Dramatists of History / Richard Helgerson -- Censorship and the Problems With History in Shakespeare's England / Cyndia Susan Clegg -- Nation Formation and the English History Plays / Patricia A. Cahill -- The Irish Text and Subtext of Shakespeare's English Histories / Willy Maley -- Theories of Kingship in Shakespeare's England / William C. Carroll -- "To Beguile the Time, Look Like the Time": Contemporary Film Versions of Shakespeare's Histories / Peter J. Smith -- The Elizabethan History Play: A True Genre? / Paulina Kewes -- Damned Commotion: Riot and Rebellion in Shakespeare's Histories / James Holstun -- Manliness Before Individualism: Masculinity, Effeminacy, and Homoerotics in Shakespeare's History Plays / Rebecca Ann Bach -- French Marriages and the Protestant Nation in Shakespeare's History Plays / Linda Gregerson -- The First Tetralogy in Performance / Ric Knowles -- The Second Tetralogy: Performance as Interpretation / Lois Potter -- 1 Henry VI / David Bevington -- Suffolk and the Pirates: Disordered Relations in Shakespeare's 2 Henry VI / Thomas Cartelli -- Vexed Relations: Family, State, and the Uses of Women in 3 Henry VI / Kathryn Schwarz -- "The Power of Hope?" An Early Modern Reader of Richard III / James Siemon -- King John / Virginia Mason Vaughan -- The King's Melting Body: Richard II / Lisa Hopkins -- 1 Henry IV / James Knowles -- Henry IV, Part 2 / Jonathan Crewe -- Henry V / Andrew Hadfield.₉
Summary This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Examines each of Shakespeare's plays and major poems, using all the resources of contemporary criticism, from performance studies to feminist, historicist, and textual analysis. Volumes are organized in relation to generic categories: namely the histories.
Other Author Dutton, Richard, 1948-
Howard, Jean E. (Jean Elizabeth), 1948-
Other Title Print version: Companion to Shakespeare's works. Volume 2, Histories. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003 0631226338 1405107308
Other Title Histories