The Shakespearean International Yearbook (Hardcover)

Volume 8: Special Section, European Shakespeares

By Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop, Ton Hoenselaars (Editor)

Routledge, 9780754665724, 310pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/11/2009)

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Description

This eighth volume of The Shakespearean International Yearbook presents a special section on 'European Shakespeares', proceeding from the claim that Shakespeare's literary craft was not just native English or British, but was filtered and fashioned through a Renaissance awareness that needs to be recognized as European, and that has had effects and afterlives across the Continent. Guest editors Ton Hoenselaars and Clara Calvo have constructed this section to highlight both how the spread of 'Shakespeare' throughout Europe has brought together the energies of a wide variety of European cultures across several centuries, and how the inclusion of Shakespeare in European culture has been not only a European but also a world affair. The Shakespearean International Yearbook continues to provide an annual survey of important issues and developments in contemporary Shakespeare studies. Contributors to this issue come from the US and the UK, Spain, Switzerland and South Africa, Canada, The Netherlands, India, Portugal, Greece, France, and Hungary. In addition to the section on European Shakespeares, this volume includes essays on the genre of romance, issues of character, and other topics.


About the Author

Graham Bradshaw is based at Chuo University, Japan. Tom Bishop is based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Ton Hoenselaars is based at the Utrecht University, The Netherlands and Clara Calvo is based at the University of Murcia, Spain.