Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary Stage

The central concern of Michael Dobson and Estelle Rivier-Arnaud’s book is the re-writings that Shakespeare’s plays inspired, or as Gérard Genette – referred to in the introduction - would have put it, on the various palimpsests that continue to enrich our bookshelves. Indeed, this volume is about literary works – the word ‘rewriting’ gestures toward the … Continue reading Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary Stage

SD Mines Professor Authors Book on Soviet Film Adaptations of Shakespeare Plays

RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 17, 2018) – Michael Hudgens, Ph.D., who teaches philosophy and writing composition at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has authored a new book “The Shakespeare Films of Grigori Kozintsev.” Kozintsev is a celebrated Soviet-era filmmaker and theater director.  In 1964 he adapted Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to film and in 1971 … Continue reading SD Mines Professor Authors Book on Soviet Film Adaptations of Shakespeare Plays

Book Announcement: Hamlet’s Age and the Earl of Southampton

Hamlet's Age and the Earl of Southampton now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Hamlet's Age and the Earl of Southampton by Lars Kaaber. Hamlet’s Age and the Earl of Southampton investigates the exact age of the eponymous prince in Shakespeare’s play, a topic which has been subject … Continue reading Book Announcement: Hamlet’s Age and the Earl of Southampton

Book Announcement: On Shakespeare in Sonnets: A Study in the Theory and Practice of Reader Response Criticism

On Shakespeare in Sonnets: A Study in the Theory and Practice of Reader Response Criticism now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of On Shakespeare in Sonnets: A Study in the Theory and Practice of Reader Response Criticism by E. L. Risden. Reader Response Theory began to take hold … Continue reading Book Announcement: On Shakespeare in Sonnets: A Study in the Theory and Practice of Reader Response Criticism

Book Announcement: Shakespeare’s Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare’s Ghosts to Psychical Research (paperback)

Paperback edition of Shakespeare's Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare's Ghosts to Psychical Research now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the paperback release of Shakespeare's Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare's Ghosts to Psychical Research by Annekatrin Puhle and Adrian Parker-Reed. Shakespeare has been one of the most-cited authors since his plays were … Continue reading Book Announcement: Shakespeare’s Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare’s Ghosts to Psychical Research (paperback)

Book Announcement: Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary Stage

Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary Stage now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary Stage, edited by Michael Dobson and Estelle Rivier-Arnaud. Why have contemporary playwrights been obsessed by Shakespeare’s plays to such an extent that most … Continue reading Book Announcement: Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary Stage

Book Announcement: Politics and Romance in Shakespeare’s Four Great Tragedies

Politics and Romance in Shakespeare’s Four Great Tragedies now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Politics and Romance in Shakespeare’s Four Great Tragedies by Kenneth Usongo. This study of the political and romantic impulses of Shakespeare’s tragic characters – including Macbeth, King Lear, Hamlet, Othello, and Iago, among … Continue reading Book Announcement: Politics and Romance in Shakespeare’s Four Great Tragedies