Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book

This is an exploration of the conversations between two media the book and the stage, as they evolved in both competition and sympathy.

Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book

This book explores the conversations between two media, the book and the stage, as they evolved in both competition and sympathy. Focusing on seven of Shakespeare's plays, it argues the book on stage, as both object and idea, offers one of the most articulate and developed hermeneutic tools available in the study of early modern English culture.

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Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Charlotte Scott
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-29 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The 'book' - both material and metaphoric - is strewn throughout Shakespeare's plays: it is held by Hamlet as he turns through revenge to madness; buried deep in the mudded ooze by Prospero when he has shaken out his art like music and violence; it is forced by Richard II
Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Charlotte Scott
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-29 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The 'book' - both material and metaphoric - is strewn throughout Shakespeare's plays: it is held by Hamlet as he turns through revenge to madness; buried deep in the mudded ooze by Prospero when he has shaken out his art like music and violence; it is forced by Richard II
Shakespeare and the Book Trade
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lukas Erne
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Shakespeare and the Book Trade follows on from Lukas Erne's groundbreaking Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist to examine the publication, constitution, dissemination and reception of Shakespeare's printed plays and poems in his own time and to argue that their popularity in the book trade has been greatly underestimated. Erne uses evidence
The Immaterial Book
Language: en
Pages: 183
Authors: Sarah Wall-Randell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-28 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

An examination of representations of books and reading in 16th- and 17th-century English romance texts and the myths and metaphors these representations create, perpetuate, and reimagine
Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Book
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Dr Lindsay Ann Reid
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Book examines the historical and the fictionalized reception of Ovid’s poetry in the literature and books of Tudor England. It does so through the study of a particular set of Ovidian narratives-namely, those concerning the protean heroines of the Heroides and Metamorphoses. In the late