Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

Beginning Shakespeare

by Lisa Hopkins - £10.99  Manchester University Press (2005)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780719064234 | ISBN 10: 0719064236

Beginning Shakespeare introduces students to the study of Shakespeare and grounds their understanding of his work in theoretical discourses. It breaks down fears and preconceptions to offer students both a map of the current critical practices of others and a sense of the possibilities for developing their own.
 
After an introductory survey of dominant approaches of the past, seven further chapters introduce students to all the major current critical approaches to Shakespeare, with separate chapters on psychoanalysis, New Hisoricism, Cultural Materialism, gender studies and queer theory, postcolonial criticism and performance criticism, as well as one which looks at the growing roles of biography, attribution studies, and textual studies. Each chapter also offers a list of suggested further reading and interactive exercises focussing on key facts and issues raised in the chapter.
 
An invaluable introduction for anyone studying English at university, Beginning Shakespeare, by addressing what is primarily at stake in these various theoretical approaches, and by mapping the territory, ultimately allows students to negociate it for themselves.

(Price & availability last checked: April 2018)

The website can't tell you if a book is in the shop or not, sorry - call us or use the enquiry link below to ask

The COVID-19 crisis affects the availability of many books - use the enquiry link below to ask if we can currently supply this book

  


In booklists: William Shakespeare, Theatre,
In categories: Music & Performing Arts,

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd 2004-2020 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page