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A major new edition of this perennially succesful play which continues to entertain and perplex modern audiences. The play is discussed in its critical and theatrical contexts and Hodgdon,a leading feminist scholar, opens up new readings for modern audiences and students.
The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play which is often performed and studied at A level and university. This Arden edition brings all the scholarship and comprehensive analysis associated with the series and offers readers a deeper understanding of the play than competing editions.
Examines how music affects Shakespeare's plays and addresses the ways in which audiences respond to it. This book sets the musical scene of Early Modern England, establishing the kinds of music heard in the streets, the alehouses, private residences and the theatres of the period and outlining the period's theoretical...
While much has been written on Shakespeare's debt to the classical tradition, less has been said about his roots in the popular culture of his own time. This is the first book to explore the full range of his debts to Elizabethan popular culture. Topics covered include the mystery plays,...
Equips readers with an understanding of one of Shakespeare's greatest plays - The Hamlet. This work offers an illustrated Introduction to the play's historical, cultural and performance contexts and a survey of critical approaches to the play.
The "Shakespeare at Stratford" series discusses and analyses the wide range of theatrical interpretation stimulated and provoked by the most frequently performed plays. The focus is on productions at Stratford-upon-Avon since 1945.