The Shakespearean World by Jill L LevensonThe Shakespearean World by Jill L Levenson

The Shakespearean World

EditorJill L Levenson, Robert Ormsby

Hardcover | March 27, 2017

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The Shakespearean World offers global coverage of topics currently central to Shakespeare studies while also extending critical debate in exciting new directions. Moving beyond the literary, this volume situates Shakespeare's world and what the world is because of him, considering the ways various disciplines and critical discourses have received, or engaged with, the phenomenon of "Shakespeare." Fields such as religion, politics, education, and visual art have been influenced in past and present by Shakespeare, while the reception of the author and his works varies across cultures and history.

Moving forward from the early modern period to focus on Shakespeare's afterlives in modern culture, sections visit:

-Shakespeare on stage and live performance from a range of world locations

-Shakespeare on film from a range of world locations

-Shakespeare in the arts such as non-fiction, poetry, and music

-Shakespeare in everyday life, covering areas such as television, tourism, and new media

-Shakespeare and critical practice, visiting debates and legacies in the worlds of education, publishing, cultural preservation, ecology, and more

The Shakespearean Worldoffers a trans-historical and international view of the ways Shakespeare has not only influenced, but been influenced by, diverse cultures during four centuries of performance, adaptation, criticism, and citation. Providing clear introductions alongside new and refreshing insights, this volume is essential reading for both beginners and more advanced scholars in the area.

Jill L. Levenson is Professor Emeritus of English at Trinity College, the University of Toronto, Canada, and is an honorary vice president of the International Shakespeare Association.Robert Ormsby is Assistant Professor of English at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
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Title:The Shakespearean WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:678 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 27, 2017Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415732522

ISBN - 13:9780415732529

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Table of Contents

Introduction by Jill L. Levenson and Robert Ormsby

Section 1: Shakespeare on Stage Since the Late Seventeenth Century

1. Staging Shakespeare in England Since the Restoration

Kathryn Prince

2. Shakespeare on Stage since the Late Seventeenth Century

Martin Proch¿a, Marta Gibi¿ska and Florence March

3. Shakespeare on American Stages

James C. Bulman

4. Shakespeare in Latin America: Appropriation, Politics, and Performance Practices

Maria Clara Galery and Stegh Cammati

5. Middle Eastern Shakespeare

Margaret Litvin, Avraham Oz and Parviz Partovi

6. Shakespeare in Africa

Sandra Young

7. Interacting with Naturalism: East Asian Shakespeare Performances

Yong Li Lan

8. Kissing and Drowning The Book: Shakespearean Theatre in the Antipodes

Rob Conkie and Nicola Hyland

Section 2: Shakespeare on Film

9. Framing the Theatrical: Shakespearean Film in the UK

Peter Kirwan

10. Shakespeare in Film: Continental Europe

Mariangela Tempera

11. The Cloud Capped Towers and the Charcoal Sketch: Shakespeare on Film in North America

Samuel Crowl

12. Shakespeare on Film in Asia

Alexa Huang

13. Shakespearean Cinema and the Rest of the World

Mark Thornton Burnett

Section 3: Shakespeare in the Arts beyond Drama and Performance

14. The Subject of Shake-speares Sonnets and Afterlife in Lyric Poetry

Peter Robinson

15. Shakespeare and the Novel: "For that which had been lost was found, and so on"

Jane Kingsley-Smith

16. In Search of Shakespeare¿s Biography

Katherine Scheil

17. Interpreting Shakespeare through the Visual Arts

Jim Davis

18. The Shakespearean World of Music

Christy Desmet and David Schiller

Section 4: Shakespeare in Everyday Life

19. Shakespeare and Education: the Making of an Unlikely Marriage

Kate Flaherty

20. Conjuring Shakespeare for Young Audiences through Fairy Tales, Fable, and Fantasy

Naomi J. Miller

21. Shakespeare in Amateur Production

Stephen Purcell

22. "Prithee, Listen Well": The Case for Audio Shakespeare

Michael P. Jensen

23. Sticky or Spreadable? Shakespeare and Global Television

Susanne Greenhalgh

24. Shakespearean Tourism: From National Heritage to Global Attraction

Robert Ormsby

25. "Within this wooden [2.]O": Shakespeare and New Media in the Digital Age

Brett D. Hirsch and Michael Best

Section 5: Shakespeare and Critical Practice

26. Shakespeare¿s Texts and Editions

Eugene Giddens

27. Shakespearean Archives: Context, Categories, and the Containment of Chaos

Christie Carson

28. Shakespeare¿s Language: An Eventful Afterlife

Keith Johnson

29. Shakespeare and Philosophy

Peter Holbrook

30. Political Approaches to Shakespeare

Hugh Grady

31. Religion, Secularity, and Shakespeare

Arthur F. Marotti and Ken Jackson

32. Shakespeare and Psychology: "Who¿s There?"

Murray M. Schwartz and David Willbern

33. Shakespeare and Early Modern Race Studies: An Overview of the Field

Jason Demeter and Ayanna Thompson

34. New Economies of Gender and Sexuality: Rereading the Shakespearean Body

Susan Bennett and Nicole Edge

35. Shakespeare, Ecology, and Ecocriticism

Randall Martin

36. The Shakespearean Legal Imaginary

Karen Cunningham