Shakespeare Survey: Volume 65, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare Survey: Volume 65, A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948, the Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies and of the year's major British performances. The theme for Volume 65 is 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The complete set of Survey volumes is also available online at This fully searchable resource enables users to browse by author, essay and volume, search by play, theme and topic and save and bookmark their more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 52 b/w illus.
  • 1139170007
  • 9781139170000

Table of contents

1. 'A local habitation and a name': the origins of Shakespeare's Oberon Laura Aydelotte; 2. 'Wrinkled deep in time': Emily and Arcite in A Midsummer Night's Dream Helen Barr; 3. 'Enter C'lia, the Fairy Queen, in her Night Attire': Shakespeare and the fairies Michael Hattaway; 4. Thinking with fairies: A Midsummer Night's Dream and the problem of belief Jesse Lander; 5. 'India' and the Golden Age in A Midsummer Night's Dream Henry Buchanan; 6. The limits of translation in A Midsummer Night's Dream Michael Saenger; 7. Voice, face, and fascination: the art of physiognomy in A Midsummer Night's Dream Sibylle Baumbach; 8. A Midsummer Night's Dream in illustrated editions, 1838-1918 Stuart Sillars; 9. Balanchine and Titania: love and the elision of history in A Midsummer Night's Dream Laura Levine; 10. A Midsummer Night's Dream on radio: the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's radio series Michael P. Jensen; 11. Benjamin Britten's dreams Russ McDonald; 12. Staging A Midsummer Night's Dream: Peter Hall's productions, 1959-2010 Roger Warren; 13. A Midsummer Night's Dream at the millennium: performance and adaptation Carol Thomas Neely; 14. Shakesqueer, the movie: Were the World Mine and A Midsummer Night's Dream Matt Kozusko; 15. Letter from the chalk face: directing A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Staunton Blackfriars Jacquelyn Bessell; 16. A Dream of campus Andrew James Hartley; 17. The plurality of Shakespeare's Sonnets Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells; 18. The properties of whiteness: Renaissance Cleopatras from Jodelle to Shakespeare Pascale Aebischer; 19. 'This is the strangers' case': the utopic dissonance of Shakespeare's contribution to Sir Thomas More Margaret Tudeau-Clayton; 20. A collaboration: Shakespeare and Hand C in Sir Thomas More John Jowett; 21. Three's company: alternative histories of London's theatres in the 1590s Holger Schott Syme; 22. Thomas Greene: Stratford-upon-Avon's town clerk and Shakespeare's lodger Robert Bearman; 23. Shakespeare and the Inquisition Brian Cummings; 24. The Cowell manuscript or the first Baconian: MS294 at the University of London K. E. Attar; 25. The spectre of female suffrage in Shakespeare's Revelations by Shakespeare's Spirit Todd Borlik; 26. Shakespeare, word-coining, and the OED Charlotte Brewer; 27. Shakespeare's new words Robert N. Watson; 28. Hamlet in Plettenberg: Carl Schmitt's Shakespeare Andreas Hofele; 29. Behind the red curtain of Verona Beach: Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet Toby Malone; 30. The Royal Shakespeare Company at the Swan: the first twenty-five years Margaret Shewring; 31. Prospero behind bars Curt L. Tofteland and Hal Cobb; 32. Shakespeare performances in England (and Wales) 2011 Carol Chillington Rutter; 33. Professional Shakespeare productions in the British Isles, January-December 2010 James Shaw; 34. This year's contribution to Shakespeare studies: a. Critical studies reviewed by Charlotte Scott; b. Shakespeare in performance reviewed by Russell Jackson; c. Editions and textual studies reviewed by Eric more