Shakespeare and Higher Education

Shakespeare and Higher Education

Hirsh James E. " An Approach through Dramatic Structure " . Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear . Ed . Robert H. Ray . Approaches to Teaching ...

Author: Sharon A. Beehler

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015054433290

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 476

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This yearbook contains essays by international scholars which deal with the relationship of Shakespeare and higher education. Topics include teaching Shakespeare in the multicultural classroom; using performance pedagogy; and teaching Shakespeare to foreign language students.
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King Lear Evans Shakespeare Edition

King Lear  Evans Shakespeare Edition

Honigmann, E.A.J. Shakespeare: Seven Tragedies Revisited: The Dramatist's Manipulation of Response. ... Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear, ed.

Author: Vincent F. Petronella

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133715030

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 400

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Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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For All Time

For All Time

Critical Issues in Teaching Shakespeare Paul Skrebels, Sieta van der Hoeven ... In ' An Approach to Teaching Shakespeare : King Lear and the New Senior ...

Author: Paul Skrebels

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 1862545952

Category: Drama

Page: 144

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For All Time? Critical issues in teaching Shakespeare is a conversation about the continued place of Shakespeare in the classroom that explores how current critical theories inform our pedagogy.
Categories: Drama

Teaching with Shakespeare

Teaching with Shakespeare

Teaching Shakespeare : Essays on Approaches to Shakespeare in School and College . London : Royce , 1985 . Aers , Lesley , and Nigel Wheale , eds .

Author: Union College (Schenectady N y )

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

ISBN: 0874134919

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 269

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"Today the number and nature of interpretive strategies developed by contemporary theorists for reading Shakespeare's texts may not only delight but also disconcert the scholars, critics, teachers, and students who study them. In this work, six leading Shakespearean scholar-critics, in a series of clear and elegant lectures delivered to undergraduate English majors, explain distinctive procedures that they and other influential, contemporary critics use for interpreting Shakespeare's poems and plays. Workshops, which illustrate with Shakespearean texts the practice of specific methods, follow the lectures." "Helen Vendler (Harvard) guides readers to Shakespeare's poetry by explaining and illustrating how to hear the unexpected and unobtrusive but crucial questions that sonnets pose, and by tracing the increasingly powerful perceptions that precise, informed aesthetic responses to these questions evoke. R. A. Foakes (UCLA) identifies basic cultural issues underlying traditional approaches to teaching Shakespeare's plays, especially the tragedies, and explains how poststructuralist responses to these issues lead to a reevaluation of the "Bard." Leah Marcus (U. Texas, Austin) also explains cultural issues, particularly about the "construct" that has become "Shakespeare," and introduces editorial questions about the actual textual versions offered to students, notably of Hamlet and King Lear. With emphasis on the plays in performance, John Wilders (Oxford, Middlebury) delivers a structure-oriented, acting-centered analysis of Julius Caesar and then directs, in similar fashion, a production of the first scene of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Patricia Parker (Stanford), on the other hand, follows intricate lines of wordplay through a series of deconstructions and reconstructions in The Merry Wives of Windsor and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Bringing the series to a close, Annabel Patterson (Duke) presents an explicitly issue-oriented analysis of editorial, critical, scholarly, dramatic, and cinematic interpretations of Henry V; and she offers a concluding commentary on the workshops of her colleagues."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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The Reel Shakespeare

The Reel Shakespeare

Richmond, H. M. "King Lear in a Course on Shakespeare and Film." In Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's "King Lear," edited by R. H. Ray. New York: MLA.

Author: Lisa S. Starks

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

ISBN: 0838639399

Category: Drama

Page: 298

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This collection models an approach to Shakespeare and cinema that is concerned with the other side of Shakespeare's Hollywood celebrity, taking the reader on a practical and theoretical tour through important, non-mainstream films and the oppositional messages they convey. The collection includes essays on early silent adaptations of 'Hamlet', Greenway's 'Prospero's Books', Godard's 'King Lear', Hall's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Taymor's 'Titus', Polanski's 'Macbeth', Welles 'Chimes at Midnight', and Van Sant's 'My Own Private Idaho'.
Categories: Drama

Shakespeare on screen Television Shakespeare

Shakespeare on screen   Television Shakespeare

Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear . Approaches to Teaching World Literature . New York : MLA , 1986. [ Includes several essays on the use of ...

Author: Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin

Publisher: Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre

ISBN: 2877758400

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 322

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« Television Shakespeare » : l’expression a-t-elle encore un sens à une époque où Shakespeare à la télévision ne se réduit plus à la série BBC mais est devenu, notamment au fil des innovations technologiques, un concept de plus en plus hybride, porteur d’une infinie variété ? Ce volume offre au lecteur un examen précis d’adaptations télévisuelles des pièces shakespeariennes tout en questionnant les limites poreuses que le 21e siècle fait apparaître entre la télévision et les autres médias, Shakespeare semblant pouvoir ou devoir se prêter à toutes les métamorphoses.
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Shakespeare Survey Volume 55 King Lear and Its Afterlife

Shakespeare Survey  Volume 55  King Lear and Its Afterlife

An Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies and Production Peter Holland ... Hunt , Maurice , Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet ' ( New York ...

Author: Peter Holland

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521815878

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 410

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Published with academic researchers and graduates in mind this survey of writings on King Lear is broad and includes contributions from a number of respected scholars.
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Feminisms and Early Modern Texts

Feminisms and Early Modern Texts

Stages of History: Shakespeare's English Chronicles. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University ... Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear. New York: MLA, 1986.

Author: Rebecca Ann Bach

Publisher: Susquehanna University Press

ISBN: 9781575911366

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 216

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This collection demonstrates the diversity of contemporary feminist scholarship in early modern studies. With an introduction by Jean E. Howard, and essays by Rackin's former students Wendy Wall, Kim F. Hall, Lisa A. Freeman, Will Fisher, Peter Parolin, Sarah Werner, Julie Crawford, Rebecca Ann Bach, and Gwynne Kennedy, and Rackin's long-time colleague, Barbara Hodgdon, the volume covers a range of subjects of interest to early modern scholars and their students. Essays on domesticity, sexuality, masculinity, women writers, pedagogy, and performance push issues central to Rackin's scholarship in significant new directions. The introduction emphasizes Rackin's commitment to feminism in both her scholarship and academic life, as it surveys her important contributions to Shakespeare studies. Several essays consider domesticity as a source of women's empowerment. Peter Parolin compares The Taming of the Shrew, where Kate's "taming" entails her removal from food production, and The Knight of the Burning Pestle, where Nell gains authority from it. Wendy Wall draws connections between early modern women's writing practices and the housewife's task of carving. Kim F. Hall examines English women's involvement in the production and consumption of sugar and in the institutionalization of African slavery. Contrasting the views of Othello's passion held by early modern and eighteenth-century critics, Rebecca Ann Bach traces both the emergence of heterosexual gender norms that situate men as active desiring subjects and women as passive objects and the centrality of race in their formulation. Will Fisher engages historical constructions of sexuality and gender by considering Celia and Rosalind in As You Like It as a homoerotic couple who refigure material practices associated with heterosexual marriage. Lisa A. Freeman and Julie Crawford focus on women writers. Freeman analyzes the paradoxical position of the public female intellectual, thought to possess a masculine mind but weak feminine body, through the strategies the bluestocking Elizabeth Carter adopts to resist and refigure this position. Crawford shows how Mary Wroth connects the sonnet with a lady's closet, as publicly private spaces, to address both a specific and a larger audience in her romance. Focusing on revenge tragedies, Gwynne Kennedy identifies strategies that discredit or minimize the legitimacy of the female character's revenge. Sarah Werner combines feminism, pedagogy, and editorial theory to show how Cordelia can introduce students to the multitext King Lear, the politics of editing, and the construction of gender. Barbara Hodgdon argues for a more expansive and interactive understanding of text, performance, and theory. Rebecca Ann Bach is Professor of English at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Gwynne Kennedy is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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Lear from Study to Stage

Lear from Study to Stage

Shakespeare Survey 33 (1980): 1-12; reprinted in Muir-Wells anthology. Ray, Robert, ed. Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's "King Lear.

Author: James Ogden

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

ISBN: 083863690X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 305

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The late William Ringler, Jr. and James Ogden examine the theatrical tradition from Shakespeare's time to the nineteenth century. The history of literary criticism to Bradley and beyond is sketched in the introduction, and recent criticism is described in more detail by Richard Levin. Carol Rutter's essay on the women characters in the play is inspired partly by feminist criticism and partly by recent productions. The productions of the last thirty years are covered by theater critic Benedict Nightingale, and the major film versions by Anthony Davies and Stephen Phillips. Finally, Stuart Sillars presents a "visual history," an account of artistic responses that suggests further possibilities for both research and teaching.
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Approaches to Teaching Austen s Mansfield Park

Approaches to Teaching Austen s Mansfield Park

Shakespeare's King Lear. Ed. Robert H. Ray. 1986. Shakespeare's Othello. Ed. Peter Erickson and Maurice Hunt. 2005. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Author: Marcia McClintock Folsom

Publisher: Modern Language Association

ISBN: 9781603291996

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 255

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There were no reviews of Mansfield Park when it first appeared in 1814. Austen's reputation grew in the Victorian period, but it was only in the twentieth century that formal and sustained criticism began of this work, which addresses the controversies of its time more than Austen's earlier novels did. Lionel Trilling praised Mansfield Park for exploring the difficult moral life of modernity; Edward Said brought postcolonial theory to the study of the novel; and twenty-first-century critics scrutinize these and other approaches to build on and go beyond them. This volume is the third in the MLA Approaches series to deal with Austen's work (Pride and Prejudice and Emma were the subject of the first and second volumes on Austen, respectively). It provides information about editions, film adaptations, and digital resources, and then nineteen essays discuss various aspects of Mansfield Park, including the slave trade, the theme of reading, elements of tragedy, gift theory, landscape design, moral improvement in the spirit of Samuel Johnson and of the Reformation, sibling relations, card playing, and interpretations of Fanny Price, the heroine, not as passive but as having some control.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Reference Guide for English Studies

A Reference Guide for English Studies

Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear . 1986 . Rielly , Edward J. , ed . Approaches To Teaching Swift's Gulliver's Travels . 1988 .

Author: Michael J. Marcuse

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520051610

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 790

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Shakespeare s King Lear with The Tempest

Shakespeare s King Lear with The Tempest

Teaching. of. the. Fool. at. the. Approach. of. the. Storm. As Lear prepares to leave Albany and Goneril for Cornwall and Regan, the Fool resumes his ...

Author: Mark Allen McDonald

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 0761824669

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 317

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Although he is considered to be the world's greatest dramatist, Shakespeare seems to have escaped the detection of thinkers on politics and the philosophic tradition of thought on man. Shakespeare's 'King Lear' with 'The Tempest' is Mark McDonald's inquiry into the political philosophy of William Shakespeare through a reading of King Lear with reference to The Tempest. McDonald follows an argument connecting King Lear to the question of natural right and to changes in the orders of the western world at the beginnings of modernity.
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Studying Shakespeare

Studying Shakespeare

——1986:“An Approach through Theme:Marriage and the Family.”In Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear. Ed. Robert H. Ray. New York: MLA, pp. 59–68.

Author: Laurie Maguire

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470705032

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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This engaging book draws on all of Shakespeare's plays to show theycan still be used as a guide to life. Introduces beginning students and general readers toShakespeare's plays by highlighting the connections between theissues addressed by the plays and those of our own time. Focuses on the characters, situations and stories inShakespeare which are still familiar today. Shows how Shakespeare's plays illustrate some of life's mostfamiliar stories - love and obsession, parents and children, sexand politics, suffering and revenge Makes Shakespeare’s plays accessible to the widestpossible audience.
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The Long Life

The Long Life

82. of Shakespeare playing Adam and the Ghost in Hamlet see S. Schoenbaum, William Shakespeare: ... in Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's 'King Lear', ed.

Author: Helen Small

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229932

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 346

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In the first major consideration of old age in Western philosophy and literature since Simone de Beauvoir's The Coming of Age, Helen Small ranges widely from the writings of Plato through to recent philosophical work by Derek Parfit, Bernard Williams and others, and from Shakespeare's King Lear through works by Thomas Mann, Balzac, Dickens, Beckett, Stevie Smith, Larkin, to more recent writingby Bellow, Roth, and Coetzee. A groundbreaking book that is likely to alter the way in which we talk about one of the great social concerns of our time.
Categories: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Shakespeare s Religious Language

Shakespeare s Religious Language

consciencein Hamlet', Shakespeare Studies 18 (1986): 117–44. ... Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity',in Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear, ...

Author: R. Chris Hassel Jr.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472577290

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 480

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Religious issues and discourse are key to an understanding of Shakespeare's plays and poems. This dictionary discusses over 1000 words and names in Shakespeare's works that have a religious connotation. Its unique word-by-word approach allows equal consideration of the full nuance of each of these words, from 'abbess' to 'zeal'. It also gradually reveals the persistence, the variety, and the sophistication of Shakespeare's religious usage. Frequent attention is given to the prominence of Reformation controversy in these words, and to Shakespeare's often ingenious and playful metaphoric usage of them. Theological commonplaces assume a major place in the dictionary, as do overt references to biblical figures, biblical stories and biblical place-names; biblical allusions; church figures and saints.
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Learning to See the Theological Vision of Shakespeare s King Lear

Learning to See the Theological Vision of Shakespeare s King Lear

So far from being 'boring,' a chronological approach allows literary critics to ... Learning to See the Theological Vision of Shakespeare's King Lear xvii.

Author: Greg Maillet

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443812931

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 170

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This book follows the recent ‘turn to religion’ that has been so important to English Studies in the 21st century, and builds on many of the recent biographies of Shakespeare that have explored the playwright’s religious views. While noticing biography, the focus of this book is upon the onstage action of King Lear, arguing that its ‘theodicy’ can be understood as the expansion of theological vision. The book makes this argument by drawing on an approach to literature known as ‘theological aesthetics,’ an approach pioneered by Hans Urs Von Balthasar. Engaging with not only W.R. Elton, but also other Shakespeare scholars such as Jan Kott and Kenneth Muir, it combines theological argument, performance criticism, and dramatic analysis to argue for a theological reading of King Lear.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Shakespeare Newsletter

The Shakespeare Newsletter

JUST PUBLISHED Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare ' s Romeo and Juliet APPROACHES TO TEACHING Shakespeare ' s Romeo and Juliet Maurice Hunt , ed .

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