COVID-19 Response at

Read what we're doing...

The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Preface; William Shakespeare: a partial chronology; Shakespeare's works: a conjectural chronology; 1. The traces of Shakespeare's life STEPHEN GREENBLATT; 2. Shakespeare's reading JEFF DOLVEN and SEAN KEILEN; 3. Shakespeare's writing H. R. WOUDHUYSEN; 4. The theatre of Shakespeare's London TIFFANY STERN; 5. Transmission of Shakespeare's texts ANDREW MURPHY; 6. Shakespeare and language JONATHAN HOPE; 7. Shakespeare the poet COLIN BURROW; 8. Shakespeare's comedies STANLEY WELLS; 9. Shakespeare's tragedies MICHAEL NEILL; 10. Shakespeare's English history plays TON HOENSELAARS; 11. Shakespeare's Classical plays HEATHER JAMES; 12. Shakespeare's tragicomedies JANETTE DILLON; 13. Shakespeare, religion and politics CLAIRE MCEACHERN; 14. Shakespeare and race JONATHAN GIL HARRIS; 15. Shakespeare, sex and gender STEPHEN ORGEL; 16. Shakespeare's stage ANTHONY DAWSON; 17. The critical reception of Shakespeare EMMA SMITH; 18. Shakespeare and popular culture PAUL PRESCOTT; 19. Shakespeare and globalization ANSTON BOSMAN; 20. Shakespeare and media history KATHERINE ROWE; 21. Shakespeare: reading on ANDREW DICKSON.

Promotional Information

Twenty-one essays provide lively and authoritative approaches to the literary, historical, cultural and performative aspects of Shakespeare works.

About the Author

Margreta de Grazia is the Sheli Z. and Burt X. Rosenberg Chair in the Humanities and Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Stanley Wells is Chairman of the Trustees of Shakespeare's Birthplace and Emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Birmingham.


'As the introduction to this volume points out, this is the fifth volume to bear its title, and together they form a fascinating chronicle of the ways in which Shakespeare - plays, poems, person - has been addressed over these years ... Like the plays themselves, the essays are enriched by cross comparison; and it is to the plays that they repeatedly return us, the most that can be asked of a companion of this order.' Cahiers Elisabethains

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare (Cambridge Companions to Literature) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top