Shakespeare Studies Today

Shakespeare Studies Today

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With this volume, The Shakespearean International Yearbook inaugurates a new feature-a special section, which in this issue is 'shakespeare in the Age of Cognitive Science.' The guest editor for the section is Mark Turner, Institute Professor, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Interim Chair, Department of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University, USA. The Shakespearean International Yearbook continues to provide an annual survey of important issues and new developments in contemporary Shakespeare research. Representing truly international perspectives on Shakespeare studies, in this issue contributors come from not only the US and the UK but also Japan, Denmark, Canada, and Australia. They appraise or reappraise current thinking about such diverse matters as scepticism, ethnicity, performance, theatrical and textual practices, and translations or adaptations. Essays on the plays and poems tend to focus on 'where we are now', and what has changed, is changing, or ought to change.For a forceful summary of scholarship on Montaignea#39;s influence on Shakespeare, see Arthur Kirsch, a#39;Virtue, Vice, and ... it is Montaignea#39;s essay [a#39;Upon Some Verses of Virgila#39;] that most illuminates the texture of experience in Shakespearea#39;s anbsp;...

Title:Shakespeare Studies Today
Author:Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop, Mark Turner
Publisher:Ashgate Pub Limited - 2004-01-01


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