Synopses & Reviews
A truly useful collection of literary criticism on a widely studied author, this collection of essays, selected and introduced by a distinguished scholar, makes the most informative and provocative critical work easily available to the general public. KEY TOPICS: Offers volumes of the same excellence for the contemporary moment. Captures and makes accessible the most stimulating critical writing of our time on a crucial literary figure of the past. Also included is an introduction to the author's life and work, a chronology of important dates, and a selected bibliography.
A collection of critical essays. Each volume captures and makes accessible the most stimulating critical writing of out time on crucial literary figures of the past and present.
Table of Contents
The Body Unseamed: Shakespeare's Late Tragedies, Susanne L. Wofford.
The Jacobean Shakespeare: Some Observations on the Construction of the Tragedies, Maynard Mack.
I Wooed Thee with My Sword: Shakespeare's Tragic Paradigms, Madelon Gohlke Sprengnether.
Lying Like Truth: Riddle, Representation and Treason in Renaissance England, Steven Mullaney.
Macbeth: The Male Medusa, Marjorie Garber.
Macbeth and Witchcraft, Peter Stallybrass.
Lady Macbeth's Barren Sceptre, Carol Rutter with Sinead Cusack.
Escaping the Matrix: The Construction of Masculinity in Macbeth and Coriolanus, Janet Adelman.
Who Does the Wolf Love? Coriolanus and the Interpretations of Politics, Stanley Cavell.
Coriolanus and the Expansion of City Liberties, Leah Marcus.
Antony and Cleopatra: Virtus under Erasure, Jonathan Dollimore.
The Politics of Display and the Anamorphic Subjects of Antony and Cleopatra, Heather James.
Theatre and the Space of the Other in Antony and Cleopatra, Ania Loomba.
Antony and Cleopatra: Action as Imaginative Command, Michael Goldman.
Doing the Egyptian: Critical/Theatrical Performances, Oxford and London, 1906, Barbara Hodgdon.
Chronology of Important Dates.
Notes on Contributors.