Shakespeare Survey: Volume 55, King Lear and its Afterlife: An Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies and Production by Peter HollandShakespeare Survey: Volume 55, King Lear and its Afterlife: An Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies and Production by Peter Holland

Shakespeare Survey: Volume 55, King Lear and its Afterlife: An Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies…

EditorPeter Holland

Paperback | March 31, 2008

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This latest hardback volume in the Shakespeare Survey yearbook presents new material on King Lear.
Title:Shakespeare Survey: Volume 55, King Lear and its Afterlife: An Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies…Format:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.87 inPublished:March 31, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521049989

ISBN - 13:9780521049986

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; 1. King Lear: A retrospect, 1980-2000 Kiernan Ryan; 2. How Shakespeare knew King Leir Richard Knowles; 3. Contracts of love and affection: Lear, old age, and kingship William O. Scott; 4. Headgear as a paralinguistic signifier in King Lear Andrew Gurr; 5. What becomes of the broken-hearted: King Lear and the dissociation of sensibility Drew Milne; 6. Lear's afterlife John J. Joughin; 7. Songs of madness: the lyric afterlife of Shakespeare's poor Tom William C. Carroll; 8. Secularizing King Lear: Shakespeare, Tate, and the sacred Peter Womack; 9. 'Look on her, look': the apotheosis of Cordelia Janet Bottoms; 10. Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros: King Lear as Jewish mother Iska Alter; 11. 'How fine a play was Mrs Lear': the case for Gordon Bottomley's King Lear's Wife Richard Foulkes; 12. Some Lears Richard Proudfoot; 13. King Lear and Endgame R. A. Foakes; 14. Shakespeare in pain: Edward Bond's Lear and the ghosts of history Thomas Cartelli; 15. 'Think about Shakespeare': King Lear on pacific cliffs Mark Houlahan; 16. Actors, editors, and the annotation of Shakespeare playscripts Michael Cordner; 17. Titus Andronicus: the Classical presence Niall Rudd; 18. Julius Caesar, Machiavelli, and the uses of history Robin Headlam Wells; 19. Scepticism and theatre in Macbeth Kent Cartwright; 20. Revels end, and the gentle body starts Simon Shepherd; 21. 'Taking just care of the impression': editorial intervention in Shakespeare's Fourth Folio, 1685 Sonia Massai; 22. 'A world elsewhere': Shakespeare in South Africa Jonathan Holmes; 23. Shakespeare performances in England, 2001 Michael Dobson; 24. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January-December 2000 Niky Rathbone; The Year's Contribution to Shakespeare Studies: 25. Critical studies reviewed by Edward Pechter; 26. Shakespeare's life, times, and stage reviewed by Leslie Thomson; 27. Editions and textual studies (1) reviewed by Eric Rasmussen; 28. Editions and textual studies (2) reviewed by John Jowett; Books received; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"a very attractive and useful volume in the series begun over half a century ago." - Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England Jay L. Halio