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The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory

Edited by: Andrew Hiscock , Lina Perkins Wilder

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138816763
eBook ISBN: 9781315745947
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315745947
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Book description

The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory introduces this vibrant field of study to students and scholars, whilst defining and extending critical debates in the area. The book begins with a series of "Critical Introductions" offering an overview of memory in particular areas of Shakespeare such as theatre, print culture, visual arts, post-colonial adaptation and new media. These essays both introduce the topic but also explore specific areas such as the way in which Shakespeare?s representation in the visual arts created a national and then a global poet.

The entries then develop into more specific studies of the genre of Shakespeare, with sections on Tragedy, History, Comedy and Poetry, which include insightful readings of specific key plays. The book ends with a state of the art review of the area, charting major contributions to the debate, and illuminating areas for further study. The international range of contributors explore the nature of memory in religious, political, emotional and economic terms which are not only relevant to Shakespearean times, but to the way we think and read now.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Shakespeare, Memory, and The Early Modern Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Shakespeare, Memory, and Print Culture Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Shakespeare, Memory and Post-Colonial Adaptation Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Shakespeare, Memory and The Visual Arts Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Shakespeare, Memory, Film and Performance Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Shakespeare, Memory, and New Media Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Shakespeare, Memory and Contemporary Performance Download PDF
Chapter  8:  ‘The Raven O’Er The Infectious House’ Download PDF
Chapter  9:  ‘Lest We Remember … Our Troy, Our Rome’ Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Fooling with Tragic Memory In Hamlet and King Lear  Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Fatal distraction Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Handling Memory In The Henriad Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Henry VI to Richard III  Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Rumour’s Household Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Cultural Memories of The Legal Repertoire In Richard III And Richard II  Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Memory and Subjective Continuity in As You Like It and All’s Well That Ends Well  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Veiled memory traces in Much Ado About Nothing, Pericles, and The Winter’s Tale  Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Illyria’s Memorials Download PDF
Chapter  19:  ‘Have you forgot your love?’ Download PDF
Chapter  20:  ‘Suppose Thou Dost Defend Me From What Is Past’ Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Monumental memory and little reminders Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The State of The Art of Memory and Shakespeare Studies Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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