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Coriolanus: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1350111201
Pages : 312 pages
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Download Coriolanus: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by Liam E. Semler and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2021-01-28 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Coriolanus is the last and most intriguing of Shakespeare's Roman tragedies. Critics, directors and actors have long been bewitched by this gripping character study of a warrior that Rome can neither tolerate nor do without. Caius Martius Coriolanus is a terrifying war machine in battle, a devoted son to a wise and ambitious mother at home, and an inflammatory scorner of the rights and rites of the common people. This Critical Reader opens up the extraordinary range of interpretation the play has elicited over the centuries and offers exciting new directions for scholarship. The volume commences with a Timeline of key events relating to Coriolanus in print and performance and an Introduction by the volume editor. Chapters survey the scholarly reaction to the play over four centuries, the history of Coriolanus on stage and the current research and thinking about the play. The second half of the volume comprises four 'New Directions' essays exploring: the rhetoric and performance of the self, the play's relevance to our contemporary world, an Hegelian approach to the tragedy, and the insights of computer-assisted stylometry. A final chapter critically surveys resources for teaching the play.


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Antony and Cleopatra: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1350049921
Pages : 328 pages
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Julius Caesar: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1474220398
Pages : 296 pages
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Download Julius Caesar: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by Andrew James Hartley and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2016-10-20 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume offers a practical, accessible and thought-provoking guide to this Roman tragedy, surveying its major themes and critical reception. It also provides a detailed and up-to-date history of the play's performance, beginning with its earliest known staging in 1599, including an analysis of the 2013 film Caesar Must Die starring Italian inmates, and an assessment of why the play is now coming back into vogue on stage. Moving through to four new critical essays, it opens up cutting-edge perspectives on the work, and finishes with a guide to pedagogical approaches by the experienced teacher and leading academic Jeremy Lopez. Detailing web-based and production-related resources, and including an annotated bibliography of critical works, the guide will equip teachers and facilitate students' understanding of this challenging play.


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Troilus and Cressida: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1350014184
Pages : 288 pages
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Download Troilus and Cressida: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by Efterpi Mitsi and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2019-01-10 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Troilus and Cressida: A Critical Reader offers an accessible and thought-provoking guide to this complex problem play, surveying its key themes and evolving critical preoccupations. Considering its generic ambiguity and experimentalism, it also provides a uniquely detailed and up-to-date history of the play's stage performance from Dryden's rewriting up to Mark Ravenhill and Elizabeth LeCompte's controversial 2012 production for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Wooster Group. Moving through to four new critical essays, the guide opens up fresh perspectives on the play's iconoclastic nature and its key themes, ranging from issues of gender and sexuality to Elizabethan politics, from the uses of antiquity to questions of cultural translation, with particular attention paid on Troilus' “Greekness”. The volume finishes with a helpful guide to critical and web-based resources. Discussing the ways in which this challenging and acerbic play can be brought to life in the classroom, it suggests performance-based strategies, designed to engage with the dramaturgical and theatrical dimensions of the text; close-reading exercises with an emphasis on rhetoric, metaphor and the practice of “troping”; and a series of tools designed to situate the play in a range of contexts, including its classical and critical frameworks.


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Shakespeare and Virtual Reality

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ISBN 13 : 1009007068
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Download Shakespeare and Virtual Reality PDF Format Full Free by Stephen Wittek and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2022-01-31 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Teaching Shakespeare through performance has a long history, and active methods of teaching and learning are a logical complement to the teaching of performance. Virtual reality ought to be the logical extension of such active learning, providing an unrivalled immersive experience of performance that overcomes historical and geographical boundaries. But what are the key advantages and disadvantages of virtual reality, especially as it pertains to Shakespeare? And more interestingly, what can Shakespeare do for VR (rather than vice versa)? This Element, the first on its topic, explores the ways that virtual reality can be used in the classroom and the ways that it might radically change how students experience and think about Shakespeare in performance.


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Shakespeare and Digital Pedagogy

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ISBN 13 : 1350109746
Pages : 232 pages
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Download Shakespeare and Digital Pedagogy PDF Format Full Free by Diana E. Henderson and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2021-11-18 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shakespeare and Digital Pedagogy is an international collection of fresh digital approaches for teaching Shakespeare. It describes 15 methodologies, resources and tools recently developed, updated and used by a diverse range of contributors in Great Britain, Australia, Asia and the United States. Contributors explore how these digital resources meet classroom needs and help facilitate conversations about academic literacy, race and identity, local and global cultures, performance and interdisciplinary thought. Chapters describe each case study in depth, recounting needs, collaborations and challenges during design, as well as sharing effective classroom uses and offering accessible, usable content for both teachers and learners. The book will appeal to a broad range of readers. College and high school instructors will find a rich trove of usable teaching content and suggestions for mounting digital units in the classroom, while digital humanities and education specialists will find a snapshot of and theories about the field itself. With access to exciting new content from local archives and global networks, the collection aids teaching, research and reflection on Shakespeare for the 21st century.


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Shakespeare, from an American Point of View

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Othello: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1472520386
Pages : 296 pages
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Download Othello: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by Robert C. Evans and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2015-08-27 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Othello has long been, and remains, one of Shakespeare's most popular works. It is a favourite work of scholars, students, and general readers alike. Perhaps more than any other of Shakespeare's tragedies, this one seems to speak most clearly to contemporary readers and audiences, partly because it deals with such pressing modern issues as race, gender, multiculturalism, and the ways love, jealousy, and misunderstanding can affect relations between romantic partners. The play also features Iago, one of Shakespeare's most mesmerizing and puzzling villains. This guide offers students and scholars an introduction to the play's critical and performance history, including notable stage productions and film versions. It includes a keynote chapter outlining major areas of current research on the play and four new critical essays. Finally, a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an annotated bibliography provide a basis for further research.


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A Critical Reading of the Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot

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Pages : 280 pages
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Macbeth: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1472517393
Pages : 352 pages
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Richard III: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1472538943
Pages : 272 pages
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Richard II: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1350064564
Pages : 304 pages
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Download Richard II: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by Andrew Duxfield and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2020-09-17 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Arden Early Modern Drama Guides offer students and academics practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performance contexts of key Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Contributions from leading international scholars give invaluable insight into the text by presenting a range of critical perspectives, making these books ideal companions for study and research. Key features include: Essays on the play's critical and performance histories A keynote chapter reviewing current research and recent criticism of the play A selection of new essays by leading scholars A survey of learning and teaching resources for both instructors and students This volume offers a thought-provoking guide to Shakespeare's Richard II, surveying its critical heritage and the ways in which scholars, critics, and historians have approached the play, from the 17th to the 21st century. It provides a detailed, up-to-date account of the play's rich performance history on stage and screen, looking closely at some major British productions, as well as a guide to learning and teaching resources and how these might be integrated into effective pedagogic strategies in the classroom. Presenting four new critical essays, this collection opens up fresh perspectives on this much-studied drama, including explorations of: the play's profound preoccupation with earth, ground and land; Shakespeare's engagement with early modern sermon culture, 'mockery' and religion; a complex network of intertextual and cultural references activated by Richard's famous address to the looking-glass; and the long-overlooked importance to this profoundly philosophical drama of that most material of things: money.


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King Henry V: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1474280110
Pages : 352 pages
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Download King Henry V: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by Line Cottegnies and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2018-10-18 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Arden Early Modern Drama Guides offer students and academics practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performance contexts of key Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Essays from leading international scholars give invaluable insight into the text by presenting a range of critical perspectives, making the books ideal companions for study and research. Key features include: Essays on the play's critical and performance history A keynote essay on current research and thinking about the play A selection of new essays by leading scholars A survey of resources to direct students' further reading about the play in print and online This volume offers a thought-provoking guide to King Henry V, surveying the play's rich critical and performance history, with a particular emphasis on its reputation in France as well as Britain and the US. A chapter on non-Anglophone reactions to the play, alongside new essays on British identity, religion, medieval warfare and the questioning of Henry V's heroism, open up ground-breaking perspectives on the play. The volume also includes discussions of King Henry V's rich theatrical and filmic heritage, and a guide to learning and teaching resources and how these might be integrated into effective pedagogic strategies in the classroom.


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Critical Reading Across the Curriculum

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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ISBN 13 : 1119154863
Pages : 272 pages
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Download Critical Reading Across the Curriculum PDF Format Full Free by Robert DiYanni and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2017-05 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Gender Studies and Critical Reading -- Deconstructing Gender -- Documentary Project -- Staging the Documentary Project -- Aesthetic Distance and Ironic Images of Gender -- Melanie Pullens High Fashion Crime Scenes and Cindy Sherman's Centerfolds, 1981 -- References -- 11 Reading and Teaching Films -- Personal Response -- Analyzing Story -- Basic Film Terms -- Formal Analysis -- Genre Analysis -- Cultural Analysis -- Historical Analysis -- Representation in Film -- Film Theory -- Exercises -- Viewing Profile -- Shot-by-Shot Analysis -- Music Minus One -- Plot Segmentation -- Character Wheel. Casting Chart -- How Films Are Made -- Evolution of a Genre -- Compare Classic and Remake -- References -- 12 Thinking Through Drama -- Drama and Argument -- The Classical Studio -- The Structure of Verse -- Following the Verse -- Exercises -- Conclusion -- References -- 13 Approaches to Reading and Teaching Pop Songs -- Popular Music and Its Contexts -- Reading a Pop Song -- Initial Impressions -- Analysis of Lyrics -- Analysis of Music - The Singer's Delivery -- Analysis of Music - Sounds -- Conclusions/Evaluations -- Exercise 1 - Listening Actively -- Writing about Music -- Exercise 2 - Writing an Essay -- Exercise 3 - Comparing Songs -- Critical Reading: Theodor Adornos Criticism of Pop Music -- Socially Conscious Music -- Additional Writing Assignments -- Conclusion -- References -- Index -- EULA


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Coriolanus

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ISBN 13 : 1350168386
Pages : 544 pages
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Download Coriolanus PDF Format Full Free by David George and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2022-02-10 with total page 544 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First published in 2004, David George's majestic compendium of criticism relating to Shakespeare's Coriolanus was recognised as a major contribution to teaching and scholarship on the play. This new edition has been updated with a new supplementary introduction by the author tracing criticism on the play since that first publication, including materialist, psychoanalytic and feminist readings, as well as further readings of the play's politics. As with all titles in the series, this edition increases our knowledge of how Shakespeare's plays were received and understood by critics, editors and general readers. The volume offers, in separate sections, both critical opinions about the play across the centuries and an evaluation of their positions within and their impact on the reception of the play. The chronological arrangement of the text-excerpts engages the readers in a direct and unbiased dialogue, whereas the substantial introduction offers a critical evaluation from a current stance, including modern theories and methods. Thus the volume makes a major contribution to our understanding of the play and of the traditions of Shakespearean criticism surrounding it as they have developed from century to century.


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