Introduction 1: Martial Formations: Marlowe's Theater of Abstraction in Tamburlaine, Parts 1 and 2 2: Spare Men and Great Ones: Musters, Norms, and the Average Man in Shakespeare's 1 and 2 Henry IV 3: Biopower in the English Pale: Generation and Genocide in King Edward III 4: Atrocity in Arcadia: Wounds, Women, and the Face of Trauma in The Trial of Chivalry 5: Wound-Man Walking: Visceral History andTraumatized Bodies in Alarum for London Epilogue: Dreadful Marches: Traumatic Time and Space in Shakespeare's Richard III
Patricia Cahill is an Associate Professor of English at Emory University who specializes in Shakespeare and in Renaissance drama and culture.
engagingly written * Goran Stanivukovic, Times Literary Supplement
Professor Cahill succeeds in providing fresh and original interpretations of familiar canonical texts and in illuminating insights into a number of more obscure non-canonical works
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