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Shakespeare and Renaissance literary theories : Anglo-Italian transactions / edited by Michele Marrapodi.

  • Author

    Marrapodi, Michele

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Farnham : Ashgate, c2011.

  • Subject

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    English drama Italian influences

    Comparative literature English and Italian

    Comparative literature Italian and English

    Renaissance England

    Literature. eflch

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Italy.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    65.09 Italy/SHA

  • ISBN

    9781409421498 (hbk.), 140942149X (hbk.), 9781409421504 (ebook), 1409421503 (ebook)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    xiv, 321 p. : ill., ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Shakespeare and the art of forgetting / Stephen Orgel -- Shakespearean comedy: postmodern, theory and humanist poetics / Robin Headlam Wells -- Shakespeare: what rhetoric accomplishes / John Roe -- Shakespearean outdoings: Titus Andronicus and Italian Renaissance tragedy / Mariangela Tempera -- Transalpine wonders: Shakespeare's marvelous aesthetics / Adam Max Cohen. Uk-SuSCL Contents: Hamlet versus Commedia dell' arte / Frances K. Barasch -- The end of Shakespearean Machiavellian moment: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare's historiography, and dramatic form / Hugh Grady -- The problem of old age: anticomedy in As you like it and Ruzante's L'Anconitana / Anthony Ellis -- Ruzante and Shakespeare: a comparative case study / Robert Henke -- The "woman as wonder" trope: from Commedia grave to Shakespeare's Pericles and the last plays / Michele Marropodi. Uk-SuSCL Contents: Shakespeare's Italian carnival: Venice and Verona revisited / Francois Laroque -- (Re)fractured art and ordered nature: Italian Renaissance aesthetics in Shakespeare's Richard II / Susan Payne -- Silence, seeing, and performativity: Shakespeare and the Paragone / Duncan Salkeld. Uk-SuSCL.