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Shakespeare Survey

Volume 38. Shakespeare and History

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Dennis H. Burden, E. W. Ives, James C. Bulman, Mary Ellen Lamb, Catherine M. Shaw, Jonathan Bate, Derek Cohen, Gary Taylor, Giorgio Melchiori, Anne Barton, Alexander Leggatt, Pierre Sahel, Michael E. Mooney, Robert B. Pierce, Maurice Pope, Russell Jackson, Nicholas Shrimpton, Brian Gibbons, Lois Potter, MacDonald P. Jackson
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  • Date Published: November 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521523769

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  • Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.

    • Most volumes of Survey have long been out of print in hardback. This is the first time we have published in paperback
    • Each volume is devoted to the year's theme
    • Each volume contains reviews of critical books and theatre performances
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    • Date Published: November 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521523769
    • length: 272 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 15 x 191 mm
    • weight: 0.47kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    1. Shakespeare's history plays:
    1952–1983 Dennis H. Burden
    2. Shakespeare and history: divergencies and agreements E. W. Ives
    3. Shakespeare's georgic histories James C. Bulman
    4. The nature of topicality in Love's Labour's Lost Mary Ellen Lamb
    5. The tragic substructure of the Henry IV plays Catherine M. Shaw
    6. Hal and the regent Jonathan Bate
    7. The rite of violence in Henry IV Derek Cohen
    8. The fortunes of Oldcastle Gary Taylor
    9. Hand D in Sir Thomas More: an essay in misinterpretation Giorgio Melchiori
    10. Livy, Machiavelli, and Shakespeare's Coriolanus Anne Barton
    11. Henry VIII and the ideal England Alexander Leggatt
    12. The strangeness of a dramatic style: rumour in Henry VIII Pierre Sahel
    13. 'Edgar I nothing am': Figurenposition in King Lear Michael E. Mooney
    14. 'Very like a whale': scepticism and seeing in The Tempest Robert B. Pierce
    15. Shakespeare's medical imagination Maurice Pope
    16. Shakespeare in the theatrical criticism of Henry Morley Russell Jackson
    17. Shakespeare performances in Stratford-upon-Avon and London, 1983–4 Nicholas Shrimpton
    18. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study Brian Gibbons, Lois Potter and MacDonald P. Jackson
    Index.

  • Editor

    Stanley Wells

    Contributors

    Dennis H. Burden, E. W. Ives, James C. Bulman, Mary Ellen Lamb, Catherine M. Shaw, Jonathan Bate, Derek Cohen, Gary Taylor, Giorgio Melchiori, Anne Barton, Alexander Leggatt, Pierre Sahel, Michael E. Mooney, Robert B. Pierce, Maurice Pope, Russell Jackson, Nicholas Shrimpton, Brian Gibbons, Lois Potter, MacDonald P. Jackson

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