A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume 4: The Poems, by Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard (eds.)

By Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard (eds.)

The four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a unmarried entity, deals a uniquely finished image of present Shakespeare feedback. This quantity seems at Shakespeare’s poems, challenge comedies and overdue performs.

  • Contains unique essays on Troilus and Cressida, degree for degree, All's good That Ends good, Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, and The Sonnets, in addition to Pericles, The Winter's story, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Henry VIII and The Noble Kinsmen.
  • Includes 11 essays on such themes because the reception background of the sonnets, collaboration in Shakespeare's center and past due performs, the familiar type of Shakespeare's overdue performs, The Tempest in functionality, and the relation of Shakespeare's "problem performs" to the paintings of latest dramatists.
  • Brings jointly new essays from a various, foreign crew of students.
  • Complements David Scott Kastan's A significant other to Shakespeare (1999), which inquisitive about Shakespeare as an writer in his ancient context.
  • Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare reviews.

Chapter 1 Shakespeare's Sonnets and the heritage of Sexuality: A Reception background (pages 4–26): Bruce R. Smith
Chapter 2 The e-book of adjustments in a Time of switch: Ovid's Metamorphoses in Post?Reformation England and Venus and Adonis (pages 27–45): Dympna Callaghan
Chapter three Shakespeare's challenge performs and the Drama of His Time: Troilus and Cressida, All's good That Ends good, degree for degree (pages 46–68): Paul Yachnin
Chapter four The Privy and Its Double: Scatology and Satire in Shakespeare's Theatre (pages 69–88): Bruce Boehrer
Chapter five Hymeneal Blood, Interchangeable ladies, and the Early sleek Marriage economic system in degree for degree and All's good That Ends good (pages 89–105): Theodora A. Jankowski
Chapter 6 kinds of Collaboration in Shakespeare's challenge performs and past due performs (pages 106–128): John Jowett
Chapter 7 “What's in a Name?” Tragicomedy, Romance, or overdue Comedy (pages 129–149): Barbara A. Mowat
Chapter eight model: Shakespeare and Beaumont and Fletcher (pages 150–174): Russ McDonald
Chapter nine position and area in 3 overdue performs (pages 175–193): John Gillies
Chapter 10 The Politics and know-how of Spectacle within the overdue performs (pages 194–215): David M. Bergeron
Chapter eleven The Tempest in functionality (pages 216–239): Diana E. Henderson
Chapter 12 What It seems like For a Boy: Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis (pages 240–258): Richard Rambuss
Chapter thirteen Publishing disgrace: The Rape of Lucrece (pages 259–274): Coppelia Kahn
Chapter 14 The Sonnets: series, Sexuality, and Shakespeare's Loves (pages 275–301): Valerie Traub
Chapter 15 Troilus and Cressida (pages 302–315): Linda Charnes
Chapter sixteen beginning Doubts Upon the legislations: degree for degree (pages 316–332): Karen Cunningham
Chapter 17 “Doctor She”: therapeutic and intercourse in All's good That Ends good (pages 333–347): Barbara Howard Traister
Chapter 18 “You now not your baby good loving”: textual content and relations constitution in Pericles (pages 348–364): Suzanne Gossett
Chapter 19 “Imagine Me, mild Spectators”: Iconomachy and The Winter's story (pages 365–388): Marion O'Connor
Chapter 20 Cymbeline: Patriotism and function (pages 389–407): Valerie Wayne
Chapter 21 “Meaner Ministers”: Mastery, Bondage, and Theatrical exertions within the Tempest (pages 408–426): Daniel Vitkus
Chapter 22 Queens and the constitution of heritage in Henry VIII (pages 427–444): Susan Frye
Chapter 23 combined Messages: The Aesthetics of the 2 Noble Kinsmen (pages 445–461): Julie Sanders

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K. Duncan-Jones. The Arden Shakespeare. London: Thomas Nelson. Sinfield, A. (1994). The Wilde Century. London: Cassell. Smith, B. R. (1996). L[o]cating the Sexual Subject. In T. ) Alternative Shakespeares, Vol. 2. London: Routledge. —— (2000a). I, You, He, She, and We: On the Sexual Politics of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. In J. ) Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Critical Essays. London: Routledge. —— (2000b). Premodern Sexualities. Publications of the Modern Languages Association, 115, 3, 318–29. Spenser, E. (1989).

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4). Of Ovid’s works Gosson singles out the Ars Amatoria and Book X of the Metamorphoses, Shakespeare’s source for Venus and Adonis, specifically the story of Adonis’ mother Myrrah, who gave birth to him after copulating with her own father. “Many good sentences are spoken . . and written by Poets, as ornamentes to beautifye their woorkes, and sette theyr trumperie too sale without suspect” (Gosson 1598: 2–3). On these grounds, he commends Augustus’ wisdom in banishing Ovid from Rome (p. 5). While these diatribes are all too familiar, there is a new emphasis in Shakespeare’s time on the inutility of verse over and above its lubricity (see Fraser 1970: 4).

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