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Shakespearean sensations : experiencing literature in early modern England / edited by Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard.

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    Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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    Craik, Katharine A.,

    Pollard, Tanya.,

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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    English literature Psychological aspects

    Theater audiences England History 16th century

    English literature History and criticism Theory, etc. Early modern, 1500-1700

    Theater audiences England History 17th century

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    95 history and criticism/SHA

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    x, 244 p. ; 24 cm.

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Contents: Introduction: imagining audiences Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard; Part I. Plays: 1. Feeling fear in Macbeth Allison P. Hobgood; 2. Hearing Iago's withheld confession Allison Deutermann; 3. Self-love, spirituality, and the senses in Twelfth Night Douglas Trevor; Part II. Playhouses: 4. Conceiving tragedy Tanya Pollard; 5. Playing with appetite in early modern comedy Hillary Nunn; 6. Notes towards an analysis of early modern applause Matthew Steggle; 7. Catharsis as 'purgation' in Shakespearean drama Thomas Rist; Part III. Poems: 8. Epigrammatic commotions William Kerwin; 9. Poetic 'making' and moving the soul Margaret Healy; 10. Shakespearean pain Michael Schoenfeldt; Afterword: senses of an ending Bruce R. Smith.