A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume 1: The Tragedies by Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

By Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

The four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a unmarried entity, bargains a uniquely complete image of present Shakespeare feedback. This quantity seems at Shakespeare’s tragedies.

  • Contains unique essays on each Shakespearean tragedy from Titus Andronicus to Coriolanus.
  • Includes 13 extra essays on such themes as Shakespeare's Roman tragedies, Shakespeare's tragedies on movie, Shakespeare's tragedies of affection, Hamlet in functionality, and tragic emotion in Shakespeare.
  • Brings jointly new essays from a various, overseas staff of students.
  • Complements David Scott Kastan's A better half to Shakespeare (1999), which interested by Shakespeare as an writer in his historic context.
  • Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare experiences.

Content:
Chapter 1 “A rarity such a lot beloved”: Shakespeare and the belief of Tragedy (pages 5–22): David Scott Kastan
Chapter 2 The Tragedies of Shakespeare's Contemporaries (pages 23–46): Martin Coyle
Chapter three Minds in corporation: Shakespearean Tragic feelings (pages 47–72): Katherine Rowe
Chapter five The Divided Tragic Hero (pages 73–94): Catherine Belsey
Chapter five Disjointed instances and Half?Remembered Truths in Shakespearean Tragedy (pages 95–108): Philippa Berry
Chapter 6 studying Shakespeare's Tragedies of affection: Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and Antony and Cleopatra in Early glossy England (pages 108–133): Sasha Roberts
Chapter 7 Hamlet Productions Starring Beale, Hawke, and Darling From the viewpoint of functionality heritage (pages 134–157): Bernice W. Kliman
Chapter eight textual content and Tragedy (pages 158–177): Graham Holderness
Chapter nine Shakespearean Tragedy and spiritual id (pages 178–198): Richard C. McCoy
Chapter 10 Shakespeare's Roman Tragedies (pages 199–218): Gordon Braden
Chapter eleven Tragedy and Geography (pages 219–240): Jerry Brotton
Chapter 12 vintage movie models of Shakespeare's Tragedies: A reflect for the days (pages 241–261): Kenneth S. Rothwell
Chapter thirteen modern movie types of the Tragedies (page 262): Mark Thornton Burnett
Chapter 14 Titus Andronicus: A Time for Race and Revenge (pages 284–302): Ian Smith
Chapter 15 “There is not any international with out Verona walls”: town in Romeo and Juliet (pages 303–318): Naomi Conn Liebler
Chapter sixteen “He that thou knowest thine”: Friendship and repair in Hamlet (pages 319–338): Michael Neil
Chapter 17 Julius Caesar (pages 339–356): Rebecca W. Bushnell
Chapter 18 Othello and the matter of Blackness (pages 357–374): Kim F. Hall
Chapter 19 King Lear (pages 375–392): Kiernan Ryan
Chapter 20 Macbeth, the current, and the earlier (pages 393–410): Kathleen McLuskie
Chapter 21 The Politics of Empathy in Antony and Cleopatra: A View from less than (pages 411–429): Jyotsna G. Singh
Chapter 22 Timon of Athens: The Dialectic of Usury, Nihilism, and artwork (pages 430–451): Hugh Grady
Chapter 23 Coriolanus and the Politics of Theatrical excitement (pages 452–472): Cynthia Marshall

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That crisis deepens into madness, and it is with madness that Kyd opens up what might be called the otherness of tragedy, something we can also refer to as its radical politics. The hero finds the world so insufferable or incomprehensible that he runs mad. As Karin Coddon (1994: 390) has noted in connection with Hamlet, such madness provides a position outside the control of political authority and threatens its hegemony. As Coddon observes, “the discourse of madness becomes virtually indistinguishable from the discourse of treason” (p.

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