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Shakespeare and Genre provides a comprehensive survey of approaches to key issues related to genre in Shakespeare's work. Contributors probe deeply into genre theory and history by relating Renaissance conceptions of these ideas to contemporary ones. This stimulating volume proposes to read Shakespeare through genre and, just as import...
other books by Anthony R. Guneratne
Kobo ebook|Jun 2 2004
Hardcover|Jul 15 2008
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ISBN - 10:0230108989
ISBN - 13:9780230108981
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Table of Contents
Kin, Kind, and Shakespeare’s Significance to Genre Studies - Anthony R. Guneratne * SECTION I: Shakespeare and Renaissance Genres * PART I: Origins and Conventions * Shakespeare the Metalinguist - David Crystal * Murdering Peasants: Status, Genre, and the Representation of Rebellion - Stephen Greenblatt * "The Stage Is Hung with Black": Genre and the Trappings of Stagecraft in Shakespearean Tragedy - Andrew Gurr * PART II: Shakespeare’s Deployments of Genre * Shakespeare’s Development of Theatrical Genres: Genre as Adaptation in the Comedies and Histories - David Bevington * The Shakespeare Remix: Romance, Tragicomedy, and Shakespeare’s "Distinct Kind" - Lawrence Danson * PART III: Shakespeare and the Reconfiguration of Genres in Performance * Turning Genre on Its Head: Shakespeare’s Refashioning of His Sources in Richard III, King Lear, and The Winter’s Tale - Steven J. Lynch * Shakespearean Comedy, Tempest-Toss’d: Genre, Social Transformation, and Contemporary Performance - Diana Henderson * SECTION II: Shakespeare and Contemporary Genres * PART I: Shakespeare and Culturally Specific Genres * Comical Tragedies and Other Poly-generic Shakespeares in Contemporary China and Diasporic Chinese Culture - Alex Huang * King Lear East of Berlin: Tragedy under Socialist Realism and Afterwards - Boika Sokolova and Alexander Shurbanov * PART II: Shakespeare-based Genres in Other Media * Shakespeare and Film Genre in the Branagh Generation - Samuel Crowl * Genre and Televised Shakespeare: Evolving Forms and Shifting Definitions - Tony Howard * Shakespeare and Media Allegory - Peter S. Donaldson * PART III: Shakespeare as Genre * Shakespeare Among the Philosophers - Charles Martindale * "I’ll teach you differences": Genre Literacy, Critical Pedagogy, and Screen Shakespeare - Douglas M. Lanier