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Looking for Sex in Shakespeare

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  • 14 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 122 pages
  • Size: 216 x 138 mm
  • Weight: 0.31 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 822.3/3
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR3069.S45 W45 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Criticism and interpretation
    • Sex in literature
    • Sonnets, English--History and criticism
    • Homosexuality and literature--England
    • Sexual orientation in literature

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Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521832847 | ISBN-10: 0521832845)




Index




Alexander, Bill, 81, 82

Allen, Patrick, 90

All’s Well that Ends Well, 10, 69, 83

Antony and Cleopatra, 13–14

appropriation, political, 66

As You Like It, 4, 41, 42, 95

audiences, 3–4, 92, 95–6


Barnes, Barnabe

   Parthenophil and Parthenophe, 46–7

Barnfield, Richard

   ‘A Remembrance of Some English Poets’, 43–6

   The Affectionate Shepherd, 38

   Cynthia, with Certain Sonnets and the Legend of Cassandra, 44

   ‘The Tears of an Affectionate Shepherd Sick for Love; or The Complaint of Daphnis for the Love of Ganymede’, 43–5

Barton, John, 89, 90–2

bawdy language, 11–22

Benson, Sir Frank, 73

Benson, John, 60

Berry, Ralph, 90

bestiality, 31–3

bisexuality, 90, 92

Boehrer, Bruce Thomas

   ‘Bestial Buggery in A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, 31–3

Bowdler, Henrietta, 19–21

Bowdler, Thomas

   The Family Shakspeare, 19–21

bowdlerized editions, 21

   see also textual alteration

Boyd, Michael, 7

Bridges, Robert

   ‘On the Influence of the Audience’, 18

Brook, Peter, 33, 87

Butler, Samuel

   Shakespeare’s Sonnets Reconsidered, 61


Calderwood, James L., 33

censorship, 5

Chalmers, George, 60–1

Cibber, Colley, 7

Clarke, Mary Cowden, 37

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 61

Colman, Adrian, 27

   The Dramatic Use of Bawdy in Shakespeare, 13–14, 27

Coriolanus, 28–9, 70–1, 92–4

Cox, Murray, 3

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 72

cross-dressing, 4

Cymbeline, 15, 21


Dante (Alighieri), 39

Darlington, W. A., 88

de Critz, John, 63

de Grazia, Margreta, 55

Dekker, Thomas

   The Honest Whore, 14

Doran, Gregory, 5–6, 84

Drayton, Michael

   Idea, 47

Dryden, John, 16

Duffett, Thomas

   The Mock-Tempest, or The Enchanted Castle, 16


erotic literature, 26

Eyre, Sir Richard, 66


fantasy, 37

Finlay, Frank, 86

Fletcher, Giles

   Licia, 47–8

Foucault, Michel, 71

Freud, Sigmund, 22, 87

Furnivall, F. J., 16


Geary, Keith, 82

Gielgud, Sir John, 87

Gill, Peter, 76, 83

Guthrie, Sir Tyrone, 86, 90, 93


Hall, Sir Peter, 81, 90

Hamlet, 18, 24, 25, 67

Hammond, Paul, 43

   Figuring Sex between Men from Shakespeare to Rochester, 80

Hanmer, Thomas, 18

Hathaway, Anne, 51

Henry IV, 1

Hoffman, Dustin, 81

homophobia, 88

homosexuality, 8–9, 68–71

   and actors, 74

   books on, 72

   see also male friendship

homosexuality in productions, 73

   Coriolanus, 92–4

   Measure for Measure, 95

   The Merchant of Venice, 77–82

   Much Ado About Nothing, 83–4

   Othello, 84–7

   Pericles, 94

   Richard II, 73–6

   Troilus and Cressida, 88–92

   Twelfth Night, 76–7, 94

   The Winter’s Tale, 87

Howard, Alan, 90


infidelity, 54–9

interpretations, 2–9

   bawdy, 69

   homosexual, 9, 66, 71–3

   legitimacy of, 2, 7

   lewd, 33–7

   of the plays, 66, 71–3

   psychoanalytic, 23–4

   psychological, 73, 84–8, 93

   of Shakespeare’s sonnets, 8–9

   theatrical, 2–8

   see also appropriation, political; homosexuality in productions


Jones, Ernest, 24, 86

Jowett, John, 5–6

Judge, Ian, 4

Kemble, John Philip, 21

Kerrigan, John, 65

King Lear, 18

Kittredge, G. L., 21

Knight, Charles, 17

Kott, Jan, 7, 36–7, 88

   Shakespeare Our Contemporary, 32–3


Lamb, Charles and Mary

   Tales from Shakespeare, 20–1

Landen, Dinsdale, 90

Latin, use of, 26, 29, 30

Lee, Sir Sidney, 38, 39, 47

Lock, Anne, 40

Love’s Labour’s Lost, 1, 22


Mahood, M. M.

   Shakespeare’s Wordplay, 15

male friendship, 60–5, 68, 81

   expressions of affection, 70–1

   see also homosexuality

Malone, Edmond, 17

Marlowe, Christopher

   Edward II, 43–4, 68

   Hero and Leander, 43

Mason, Pamela, 83

masturbation, 22, 54

McDiarmid, Ian, 83

Measure for Measure, 1, 21, 67–8, 95

The Merchant of Venice, 10, 77–82

Meres, Francis

   Palladis Tamia, 51–2

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2, 6–7, 23, 24, 29–31

   bestiality in, 31–3

   lewd interpretations of, 33–7

misogyny, 64

Moshinksy, Elijah, 93

Much Ado About Nothing, 10, 14, 21, 83–4


Noble, Adrian, 6–7

nudity, 4


Olivier, (Lord) Laurence, 74, 86

Orgel, Stephen, 64, 76

originality of Shakespeare’s sonnets, 62

Othello, 14–15, 21


paintings, 22–3

Parker, Patricia

   Shakespeare from the Margins, 33–6

Partridge, Eric, 88

   Shakespeare’s Bawdy, 11, 25–7, 68

The Passionate Pilgrim, 52

Percy, William

   Coelia, 46

Pericles, 1, 94

Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca), 39–41

   Petrarchan sonnets, 54

phallic imagery, 59

‘The Phoenix and Turtle’, 41

Pléiade poets, 39

Pope, Alexander, 17

   The Rape of the Lock, 17

Posner, Lindsay, 77

Potter, Lois, 76–7

psychoanalysis, 23–4, 96

psychological investigations, 73, 84–8, 93

puns, 1, 56–7

   see also wordplay


Redgrave, Sir Michael, 74

Richard II, 73–6

Richard III, 66

Richardson, Sir Ralph, 86

Rollins, Hyder, 60

Romeo and Juliet, 1, 11–13, 17, 40

Rossiter, A. P., 88

Rowse, A. L., 72

Rubinstein, Frankie

   Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Sexual Puns and their Significance, 27–31, 69

Rylance, Mark, 3

Rylands, George, 90


Sexual Revolution, the, 90

Shepherd, Simon, 73, 84, 90

Sher, Sir Antony, 81

Sidney, Sir Philip

   Astrophil and Stella, 40

sonnets

   contemporary collections, 38

   continental models, 47–8

   English, 40–8

   European tradition, 38, 39

   male to female, 41, 46–8

   male to male, 43–6

   Petrarchan, 54

sonnets, Shakespearian, 1–2, 8–9

   ‘A woman’s face with nature’s own hand painted’ (No. 20),62–5

   addressed to men, 53–60, 62–5

   addressed to women, 53, 60

   and homoeroticism, 72

   ‘How oft when thou, my music, music play’st’ (No. 128),55

   ‘Let me not to the marriage of true minds’ (No. 116), 53

   ‘Love is too young to know what conscience is’ (No. 151), 59–60

   originality of, 62

   and personal experience, 48–52

   in plays, 51

   and publication, 49–50

   and sequence, 50–1

   ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?’ (No. 18), 53

   ‘Two loves I have, of comfort and despair’ (No. 144), 53, 57–9

   ‘Who will believe my verse in time to come’ (No. 17), 54

   ‘Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy Will’ (No. 135), 57

Spiller, Michael, 64

   The Development of the Sonnet, 54

staging of plays, 5–7

Steevens, George, 17

Stewart, J. I. M., 87


Tate, Nahum, 7

Taylor, Gary, 19

The Tempest, 16

textual alteration, 5, 18–19

   see also bowdlerized editions; interpretations

theatre texts, 18–19

Timon of Athens, 5

triangular relationship, 55–60

Troilus and Cressida, 4, 88–92

Twelfth Night, 62, 70, 76–7, 78, 83, 94

The Two Gentlemen of Verona, 9, 15, 45, 70, 83

The Two Noble Kinsmen, 4, 9

Tynan, Kenneth, 86


van den Broeck, Crispin

   Two Young Men with an Apple, 46

Vendler, Helen, 59

Venus and Adonis, 1


Warren, Roger, 93

Watson, Thomas

   Hecatompathia, or Passionate Century of Love, 40

Webster, John

   The Duchess of Malfi, 45

Westphal, Carl, 71

Wilde, Oscar

   Portrait of Mr W. H., 61

Williams, Gordon, 18

   Glossary of Shakespeare’s Sexual Language, 14

Wood, Clive, 84

wordplay, 11–15, 69, 70

   double meanings, 10

   see also puns

Wyatt, Sir Thomas

   Tottel’s Miscellany, 39



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