Shakespeare and Historical Formalism.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (253 p.).ISBN: 9780754687955.Subject(s): Shakespeare, WilliamGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shakespeare and Historical FormalismDDC classification: 822.33 | 822.3'3 LOC classification: PR2976ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1 Historicizing Form; 1 The Materiality of Shakespearean Form; 2 Shakespeare, Geography, and the Work of Genre on the Early Modern Stage; 3 "I would I were at home": Representations of Dwelling Places and Havens in Cymbeline; 4 Storm versus Story: Form and Affective Power in Shakespeare's Romances; Part 2 Re-Forming History; 5 Crossing from Scaffold to Stage: Execution Processions and Generic Conventions in The Comedy of Errors and Measure for Measure
6 Partial Views: Literary Allusion, Teleological Form, and Contingent Readings in Hamlet7 Formalism and the Problem of History: Sonnets, Sequence, and the Relativity of Linear Time; 8 Teaching Shakespeare and the Uses of Historical Formalism; Further Reading; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Located at the intersection of new historicism and the ""new formalism,"" historical formalism is one of the most rapidly growing and important movements in early modern studies, addressing at once the theoretical challenges posed by history and form. Applying historical formalism to Shakespeare's works, the essays in this collection bring history to formalism and form to historicism, inviting scholars to rethink the familiar critical, pedagogical, and epistemological categories and assumptions of formal and historical criticism.
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