Shakespeare Survey by Stanley WellsShakespeare Survey by Stanley Wells

Shakespeare Survey

EditorStanley Wells

Paperback | November 28, 2002

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Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.

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Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship. Bate is a professor of Shakespeare a...
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Title:Shakespeare SurveyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.67 inPublished:November 28, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:052152380X

ISBN - 13:9780521523806

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List of illustrations; 1. The Shakespearian stages, forty years on Andrew Gurr; 2. The original staging of The First Part of the Contention (1594) William Montgomery; 3. Charles Calvert's Henry V Richard Foulkes; 4. Hamlet, An Apology for Actors, and The Sign of the Globe Richard Dutton; 5. 'Hid indeed within the centre': The Hall/Finney Hamlet Samuel Crowl; 6. Malvolio and the Dark House John H. Astington; 7. The Text of Cressida and Every Ticklish Reader: Troilus and Cressida, the Greek camp scene Claire M. Tylee; 8. Antony and Cleopatra, Act 4 Scene 16: 'a heavy sight' Leslie Thomson; 9. The Tempest's Tempest at Blackfrairs Andrew Gurr; 10. Keats and Lucrece John Kerrigan; 11. The resources of characterization in Othello Peter Holland; 12. Ovid and the mature tragedies: metamorphosis in Othello and King Lear Jonathan Bate; 13. The passing of King Lear Ian J. Kirby; 14. Shakespeare performances in London and Stratford-upon-Avon 1986-87 Stanley Wells; 15. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January-December 1986 N. Rathbone; 16. The year's contributions to Shakespeare studies R. S. White, Richard Dutton and MacDonald P. Jackson; Books receives; Index to volume; General index to volume.