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Guneratne, Anthony R.

Shakespeare and Genre

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Kin, Kind, and Shakespeare’s Significance to Genre Studies
Anthony R. Guneratne

Section 1. Shakespeare and Renaissance Genres

2. Shakespeare the Metalinguist
David Crystal

3. Murdering Peasants: Status, Genre, and the Representation of Rebellion
Stephen Greenblatt

4. “The stage is hung with black”: Genre and the Trappings of Stagecraft in Shakespearean Tragedy
Andrew Gurr

5. Shakespeare’s Development of Theatrical Genres: Genre as Adaptation in the Comedies and Histories
David Bevington

6. The Shakespeare Remix: Romance, Tragicomedy, and Shakespeare’s “distinct kind”
Lawrence Danson

7. Turning Genre on Its Head: Shakespeare’s Refashioning of His Sources in Richard III, King Lear, and The Winter’s Tale
Stephen J. Lynch

8. Shakespearean Comedy, Tempest-Toss’d: Genre, Social Transformation, and Contemporary Performance
Diana E. Henderson

Section 2. Shakespeare and Contemporary Genres

9. Comical Tragedies and Other Polygeneric Shakespeares in Contemporary China and Diasporic Chinese Culture
Alexander C. Y. Huang

10. King Lear East of Berlin: Tragedy under Socialist Realism and Afterwards
Alexander Shurbanov, Boika Sokolova

11. Shakespeare and Film Genre in the Branagh Generation
Samuel Crowl

12. Genre and Televised Shakespeare: Evolving Forms and Shifting Definitions
Tony Howard

13. Shakespeare and Media Allegory
Peter S. Donaldson

14. Shakespeare among the Philosophers
Charles Martindale

15. “I’ll teach you differences”: Genre Literacy, Critical Pedagogy, and Screen Shakespeare
Douglas M. Lanier

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Theatre History, Poetry and Poetics, Fiction

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
331 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137010353
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29188-5

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