Автор: Booth Название: Shakespeare`s Sonnets ISBN: 0300085060 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300085068 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2164 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Following a facsimile of the 1609 Quatro printed in parallel with a conservatively edited, modernized text, Stephen Booth offers an analytic commentary that ranges from brief glosses to substantial critical essays.
Описание: The enduring legend of Shakespeare's pair of star-crossed lovers draws millions of visitors to Verona, Italy, each year. But that is just part of the story. Every day, letters, frequently addressed simply, "Juliet, Verona," arrive in the city. They come by the truckload, in almost every language imaginable, written by romantics seeking Juliet's counsel. Most of the missives talk of love, of course --love found and love lost, love sought and love remembered. And, amazingly, not one letter goes unanswered. "Letters to Juliet" tells the story of these letters and the volunteers who have been writing responses for more than seven decades --volunteers who first acted privately, and who are now sanctioned by the city of Verona as part of the Juliet Club . Featuring more than seventy-five heartfelt letters, this poetic book retraces the history behind Shakespeare's tale and tours the monuments that have fueled the world's enchantment with Juliet and her Romeo.
Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the formal rhetorical twists that Latin education made familiar to audiences and readers. Yet a formally educated man like Ben Jonson was unable to make these ornaments come to life in his two classical Roman plays. Garry Wills, focusing his attention on "Julius Caesar," here demonstrates how Shakespeare so wonderfully made these ancient devices vivid, giving his characters their own personal styles of Roman speech.
In four chapters, devoted to four of the play's main characters, Wills shows how Caesar, Brutus, Antony, and Cassius each has his own take on the rhetorical ornaments that Elizabethans learned in school. Shakespeare also makes Rome present and animate by casting his troupe of experienced players to make their strengths shine through the historical facts that Plutarch supplied him with. The result is that the Rome English-speaking people carry about in their minds is the Rome that Shakespeare created for them. And that is even true, Wills affirms, for today's classical scholars with access to the original Roman sources.
Автор: Bell Название: Shakespeare`s Tragic Skepticism ISBN: 0300092555 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300092554 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 6497 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An exploration of the absence of readily explainable motivations for some of the great characters of Shakespeare`s tragedy. While many critics overlook these omissions or explain them away, Millicent Bell demonstrates that they are essential elements of Shakespeare`s philosophy of doubt.
Автор: Bate, Jonathan Название: Shakespeare`s Britain ISBN: 0714128260 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714128269 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1360 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From the common playgoers to the royal patrons, this book explores Britain from the perspective of Shakespeare`s audience revealing how the significant issues of the day were explored at the playhouse through objects and quotations from Shakespeare`s plays.
Автор: Tames, Richard Название: Shakespeare`s London on Five Groats a Day ISBN: 0500251509 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500251508 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1763 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Provides the information to travel back in time to Elizabethan London. This book helps you: find out the best way to the capital and where to stay; saunter over London Bridge, with its hundreds of shops and houses; glimpse Her Majesty at Whitehall, Europe`s largest palace; and, watch the finest plays and players at the Rose Theatre.
Описание: A penetrating study of the images, symbols, pageants, and creative performances ambitious Elizabethans used to secure political power
Shakespeare's plays abound with kings and leaders who crave a public stage and seize every opportunity to make their lives a performance: Antony, Cleopatra, Richard III, Othello, and many others. Such self-dramatizing characters appear in the work of other playwrights of the era as well, Marlowe's Edward II and Tamburlaine among them. But Elizabethan playwrights were not alone in realizing that a sense of theater was essential to the exercise of power. Real rulers knew it, too, and none better than Queen Elizabeth. In this fascinating study of political stagecraft in the Elizabethan era, Garry Wills explores a period of vast cultural and political change during which the power of make-believe to make power real was not just a theory but an essential truth.
Wills examines English culture as Catholic Christianity's rituals were being overturned and a Protestant queen took the throne. New iconographies of power were necessary for the new Renaissance liturgy to displace the medieval church-state. The author illuminates the extensive imaginative constructions that went into Elizabeth's reign and the explosion of great Tudor and Stuart drama that provided the imaginative power to support her long and successful rule.
Автор: Bennett Jackie, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Название: Shakespeare`s Gardens ISBN: 0711237263 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780711237261 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: For the first time, Shakespeare`s Gardens brings together brand new photography of the gardens with beautiful archive images of flowers, old herbals, and 16th century illustrations.
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