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Shakespeare Survey


  • Page extent: 394 pages
  • Size: 246 x 189 mm
  • Weight: 0.921 kg


 (ISBN-13: 9780521878395)

Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies, and of the year's major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. Most volumes of Survey have long been out of print. Back numbers are gradually being reissued in paperback. The theme for Shakespeare Survey 60 is 'Theatres for Shakespeare'.


1. Professional players in the Guild Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1568–97 J. R. Mulryne; 2. Reconstructing the Rose: development of the playhouse building between 1587 and 1592 Jon Greenfield; 3. The Rose and its stages Julian M. C. Bowsher; 4. Philip Henslowe and the Elizabethan court S. P. Cerasano; 5. From revels to revelation: Shakespeare and the mask Janette Dillon; 6. Bride-ing the Shrew: costumes that matter Barbara Hodgdon; 7. 'When men and women are alone': framing the Taming in India Ruth Vanita; 8. The crown and the pillow: royal properties in Henry IV Stephen Dickey; 9. Humanity at stake: man and animal in Shakespeare's theatre Andreas Höfele; 10. Popular Shakespeare in Japan Yukari Yoshihara; 11. 'Philosophy in a gorilla suit': do Shakespeareans perform or just perform-a-tive? Sharon O'Dair; 12. Sudokothellophobia: writing hypertextually, performatively Rob Conkie; 13. Living monuments: the spatial politics of Shakespeare's Rome on the contemporary stage Bridget Escolme; 14. 'In Windsor Forest and at the Boar's Head': the 'Falstaff plays' and English music in the early twentieth century Julie Sanders; 15. Michael Bogdanov in conversation John Drakakis; 16. The mouse and the urn: re-visions of Shakespeare from Voltaire to Ducis Michèle Willems; 17. 'I covet your skull': death and desire in Hamlet Graham Holderness; 18. Martin Droeshout redivivus: reassessing the Folio engraving of Shakespeare June Schlueter; 19. Canonizing Shakespeare: The Passionate Pilgrim, England's Helicon and the question of authenticity James P. Bednarz; 20. Rereading Shakespeare: the example of Richard Brathwait Richard Abrams; 21. Shakespeare performances in England, 2006 Michael Dobson; 22. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January–December 2005 James Shaw; The year's contribution to Shakespeare studies: 1. Critical studies Michael Taylor; 2. Shakespeare in performance Emma Smith; 3. Editions and textual studies Eric Rasmussen.


J. R. Mulryne, Jon Greenfield, Julian M. C. Bowsher, Susan Cerasano, Janette Dillon, Barbara Hodgdon, Ruth Vanita, Stephen Dickey, Andreas Höfele, Yukari Yoshihara, Sharon O'Dair, Rob Conkie, Bridget Escolme, Julie Sanders, Michael Bogdanov, Michèle Willems, Graham Holderness, June Schlueter, James P. Bednarz, Richard Abrams, Michael Dobson, James Shaw, Michael Taylor, Emma Smith, Eric Rasmussen

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