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Shakespeare Survey 72


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List of illustrations; 1. Henry V after the War on Terror Ramona Wray; 2. Economies of gunpowder and ecologies of peace: accounting for sustainability; Randall Martin; 3. Shakespeare and religious war: new developments on the Italian sources of Twelfth Night Elisabetta Tarantino; 4. 'Thou laidst no sieges to the music-room': anatomising wars, staging battles Michael Hattaway; 5. Shakespearian narratives of war: trauma; repetition; and metaphor Ros King; 6. War without Shakespeare: reading Shakespearean absence, 1642-1649 Eoin Price; 7. Antic dispositions: Shakespeare, war, and cabaret Irene Makaryk; 8. The comedy of Hamlet in Nazi-occupied Warsaw: an exploration of Lubitsch's To be or not to be (1942) Reiko Oya; 9. The lion and the lamb: Hamlet in London during World War II Zoltan Markus; 10. Dividing to conquer or joining the ReSisters: Shakespeare's Lady Anne (and Woolf's Three Guineas) in the wake of #MeToo Diana Henderson; 11. The Homeland of Coriolanus: war homecomings between Shakespeare's stage and current complex TV Christina Wald; 12. Scholarly method, truth, and evidence in Shakespearian textual studies Gabriel Egan; 13. Beautiful polecats: the living and the dead in Julius Caesar Lisa Hopkins; 14. Ancient aesthetics and current conflicts: Indian Rasa theory and Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider (2014) Melissa Croteau; 15. Failure to thrive Elizabeth Mazzola; 16. Tippett's Tempest: Shakespeare in The Knot Garden Michael Graham; 17. Tautological character: Troilus and Cressida and the problems of personation Samuel Fallon; 18. 'Rude wind': King Lear - canonicity versus physicality Peter Smith; 19. Content but also unwell: distributed character and language in The Merchant of Venice Elena Pellone and David Schalkwyk; 20. This autistic island's mine: neurodiversity, autistic culture, and the Hunter Heartbeat Method Sonya Freeman Loftis; 21. The Senecan tragedy of Feste in Twelfth Night Judith Rosenheim; 22. Shakespearean performance in England, 2018 Stephen Purcell and Paul Prescott; 23. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, 2017 James Shaw; 24. The year's contribution to Shakespeare studies: critical studies reviewed by Charlotte Scott; Shakespeare in performance reviewed by Russell Jackson; Editions and textual studies reviewed by Peter Kirwan; Abstracts.

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The 72nd in the annual series of volumes devoted to Shakespeare study and production. The theme is 'Shakespeare and War'.

About the Author

Emma Smith is Director of English Studies at Hertford College, Oxford. She has a broad range of Shakespearean expertise, in terms of performance, criticism and the preparation of textual editions, and has written for students, theatregoers and scholars. Her list of publications includes a performance edition of King Henry V (Cambridge, 2002). She co-edited The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Tragedy (Cambridge, 2010). For undergraduate readers she wrote The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare (Cambridge, 2007) and The Cambridge Shakespeare Guide (Cambridge, 2012). More recently she has turned her attention to the cultural history of the First Folio, and published a book with the Bodleian Library to accompany the 2016 touring exhibition; in the same year she published The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's First Folio (Cambridge, 2016).


'... it is a most useful collection offering many new insights into Shakespeare's plays. It proves particularly instructive, often original, and always pleasant to read.' Sophie Chiari, Cercles

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