Shakespeare And War by R. KingShakespeare And War by R. King

Shakespeare And War

byR. KingEditorP. Franssen

Hardcover | October 14, 2008

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A lively collection of essays from scholars from across Europe, North America and Australia. The book ranges from Shakespeare's use of manuals on war written for the sixteenth-century English public by an English mercenary, to reflections on the ways in which Shakespeare has been represented in Nazi Germany, wartime Denmark, or cold war Romania.
SIMON BARKER is Professor of English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire, UK ELLEN CALDWELL is Associate Professor of Humanities at Clarkson University, USA DAVID CARNEGIE is Professor of Theatre at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand DANA CHETRINESCU PERCEC is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of ...
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Title:Shakespeare And WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.92 inPublished:October 14, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205089

ISBN - 13:9780230205086

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors War and Shakespearean Dramaturgy; R.King & P.Franssen PART I: IDEAS OF WAR AND PEACE The 'Disciplines of War': Elizabethan War Manuals and Shakespeare's Tragicomic Vision; R.King War in Shakespeare's Edward III; E.Caldwell Shakespeare and Peace; T.Kullmann Some Social Costs of War; R.Morse PART II: RHETORIC OF WAR Henry V and the Performance of War; S.Fraser Drums and Roses? The Tragicomedy of War in All's Well That Ends Well; H.Wilcox Political Speech and the Wars in King John; D.Chetrinescu 'Faking It': Persuasion and the Renaissance Military Subject; S.Barker PART III: TRANSLATION AND ADAPTATION Religion and War in Romanian Translations of Henry V; M.Nicolaescu Shakespeare's Coriolanus as Staged in Heiner Müller's Germania 3; R.Ledebur 'Something is rotten...'; N.Hansen Never-ending Conflict: Man (and woman) as Death Bearer in Testori's Macbetto; C.Dente PART IV WAR TIME INTERPRETATIONS The Nightmare of Indifference: Shakespeare's Sonnet 121 and the War in former Yugoslavia; I.Lupi? Whose 'Triumph'?: The Taming of the Shrew in Berlin during World War II; Z.Márkus 'So the Falklands. So Agincourt. 'Fuck the Frogs'': Michael Bogdanov's English Shakespeare Company's 'Wars of the Roses'; D.Carnegie Meditations in a Time of (Displaced) War: Henry V , Money, and the Ethics of Performing History; D.Henderson Select Bibliography Index