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Shakespeare up Close : Reading Early Modern Texts.

Author/Creator:
Nace, Nicholas D.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (414 pages)
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This landmark collection of newly commissioned essays by leading international scholars, offers expert close reading of Shakespeare and other early modern authors. A major contribution to the current revaluation of close readingi n early modern studies and essential reading for all students and scholars of the period.
Contents:
Cover
CONTENTS
PREFACE
LIST OF CONTRIBUTION
INTRODUCTION
A NOTE ON TEXTS
Close Reading Beginnings
1 Editorial Emendation and the Opening of A Midsummer Night's Dream
2 The Story of O: Reading Letters in the Prologue to Henry V
3 The Sense of a Beginning
Close Reading Experiences
4 Spenser Up Close: Temporality in The Faerie Queene
5 'at heaven's gate'
6 On Shakespeare's Sonnet 60
7 Balthasar's Song in Much Ado About Nothing
8 The Persistence of the Flesh in Deaths Duell
9 The Syntax of Understanding: Herbert's 'Prayer (I)'
10 The Real Presence of Unstated Puns: Herbert's 'Love (III)'
Close Reading Both Ways
11 'Hardly they heard'
12 Having It Both Ways in Juliet's 'Gallop apace' Speech
13 'To Celia': Not Too Close
14 Marvell's 'Mourning'
15 On the Value of the Town-Bayes
16 Pointless Milton: A Close Reading in Negative
Close Rereading
17 Marlowe's Will, Marlowe's Shall
18 Reading Intensity: Sonnet 12
19 'Against' Interpretations: Rereading Sonnet 49
20 The Chimney-Sweepers Conceit in the Song for Fidele in Cymbeline
21 Mille viae mortis
22 Donne the Time Traveller: Reading 'The Relic'
23 Fletcher's Mad Lover and the Late Shakespeare
Close Reading Techniques
24 'And Ten Low Words Oft Creep in One Dull Line': Sidney's Perfection of a Sonnet Device
25 The Fox and His Pause: Punctuating Consciousness in Jonson's Volpone
26 Some Similes in Paradise Lost, Book 9
27 Telling Stories
28 Richard's Soliloquy: Richard II, 5.5.1-49
29 Virtual Presence and Vicarious Identity in the First Tetralogy
30. Unmuffling Isabella
Close Reading Hamlet
31 Hamlet's 'Serious Hearing': 'Sound' vs. 'Use' of 'Voice'
32 Hamlet's Couplets
33 The Dumb Show in Hamlet
34 Claudius On His Knees
35 Gertrude's Gallery
Close Reading Endings.
36 The Fool's Promised Exit
37 How Can Act 5 Forget Lear and Cordelia?
38 Exits without Exiting
39 Playing Prospero Against the Grain
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
McDonald, Russ.
Williams, Travis D.
McDonald, Russ.
Williams, Travis D.
Williams, Travis D.
Other format:
Print version: Nace, Nicholas D. Shakespeare up Close
ISBN:
9781408172384
9781408158784
OCLC:
878405951
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