Knowing Shakespeare: Senses, Embodiment and Cognition

Hardcover | October 20, 2010

EditorL. Gallagher

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A collection of essays on the ways the senses 'speak' on Shakespeare’s stage. Drawing on historical phenomenology, science studies, gender studies and natural philosophy, the essays provide critical tools for understanding Shakespeare’s investment in staging the senses.

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A collection of essays on the ways the senses 'speak' on Shakespeare’s stage. Drawing on historical phenomenology, science studies, gender studies and natural philosophy, the essays provide critical tools for understanding Shakespeare’s investment in staging the senses.

LOWELL GALLAGHER is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He is the author of Medusa’s Gaze: Casuistry and Conscience in the Renaissance and a co-editor of Catholic Figures, Queer Narratives (Palgrave Macmillan 2006). He is currently completing a book on the biblical fig...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:October 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230275613

ISBN - 13:9780230275614

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction; L.Gallagher & S.Raman
Macbeth and the Perils of Conjecture; S.H.McDowell
Eying and Wording in Cymbeline; B.R.Smith
‘O, She’s Warm’: Touch in The Winter’s Tale; E.Tribble
Falling into Extremity; P.Cahill
Roman World, Egyptian Earth: Cognitive Difference in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra; M.Thomas Crane
Hamlet in Motion; S.Raman
Artifactual Knowledge in Hamlet; H.Marchitello
‘Rich eyes and poor hands’: Theaters of Early Modern Experience; A.Rzepka
‘Repeat to me the words of the Echo’: Listening to The Tempest; A.K.Deutermann
Mind the Gaps: The Ear, the Eye, and the Senses of a Woman in Much Ado About Nothing; D.E.Henderson
Works Cited
Notes
Index