The Shakespeare handbook

Hiscock, Andrew and Longstaffe, Stephen ORCID logo ORCID: , eds. (2009) The Shakespeare handbook. Continuum Literature and Culture Handbooks . Bloomsbury, pp. 46-68. Full text not available from this repository.

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A comprehensive, accessible and lucid coverage of the major issues and key figures in Shakespeare studies, designed to facilitate progression from introductory topics to more sophisticated approaches.

Table of contents:
Part 1: Shakespeare's Time
1. Introduction - Andrew Hiscock and Stephen Longstaffe
2. A Shakespearean Timeline - Peter Sillitoe (University of Sheffield)
3. Shakespeare's Historical Context - William E. Engel(University of the South)
4. Shakespeare's Literary and Cultural Contexts - Stephen Longstaffe (St. Martin's College)

PART II: How to Read Shakespeare
5. Case Studies in Reading I: Reading the Texts - Kirk Melnikoff (UNC Charlotte)
6. Case Studies in Reading II: From texts to Theory - Mark Robson (University of Nottingham)
7. Shakespeare in the theatre and on film - Stuart Hampton-Reeves (University of Central Lancashire)
8. Key Critical Concepts and Topics - Adrian Streete (Queen's University Belfast)

PART III: Shakespeare Studies Now
9. Recent Critical Responses and Approaches, Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University)
10. New Contexts for Shakespeare, Gabriel Egan (Loughborough University)
11. Recent Issues in Shakespearean Studies: From Margins to Centre, Willy Maley (Glasgow University)
12. Mapping the Current Critical Landscape, Ros King (University of Southampton)
Annotated Bibliography, Robert Evans (Auburn University Montgomery)
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terminology, Peter Sillitoe (University of Sheffield)
Appendix: Shakespeare: Teaching, Curriculum and Learning, David Webb (St. Martin's College, Lancaster).

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9780826495785
Departments: Academic Departments > Institute of Arts (IOA) > Humanities
Additional Information: Stephen Longstaffe is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Cumbria, UK. Published as an e-book 06.04.2015:
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