Shakespearean sensations : experiencing literature in early modern England (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Shakespearean sensations : experiencing literature in early modern England

Author: Katharine A Craik; Tanya Pollard
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This strong and timely collection provides fresh insights into how Shakespeare's plays and poems were understood to affect bodies, minds and emotions. Contemporary criticism has had surprisingly little to say about the early modern period's investment in imagining literature's impact on feeling. Shakespearean Sensations brings together scholarship from a range of well-known and new voices to address this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine A Craik; Tanya Pollard
ISBN: 9781107028005 1107028000 9781107559493 1107559499
OCLC Number: 805831478
Description: x, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One: Plays --
1. Feeling fear in Macbeth / Allison P. Hobgood --
2. Hearing Iago's withheld confession / Allison K. Deutermann --
3. Self-love, spirituality, and the senses in Twelfth Night / Douglas Trevor --
Part Two: Playhouses --
4. Conceiving tradgedy / Tanya Pollard --
5. Playing with appetitie in early modern comedy / Hillary M. Nunn --
6. Notes towards an analysis of earyly modern applause / Matthew Steggle --
7. Catharsis as "purgation" in Shakespearean drama / Thomas Rist --
8. Epigrammatic commotions / William Kerwin --
9. Poetic "making" and moving the soul / Margaret Healy --
10. Shakespearean pain / Michael Schoenfeldt --
Afterword: Senses of an ending / Bruce R. Smith. Introduction: imagining audiences Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard; Part I. Plays: 1. Feeling fear in Macbeth Allison P. Hobgood; 2. Hearing Iago's withheld confession Allison Deutermann; 3. Self-love, spirituality, and the senses in Twelfth Night Douglas Trevor; Part II. Playhouses: 4. Conceiving tragedy Tanya Pollard; 5. Playing with appetite in early modern comedy Hillary Nunn; 6. Notes towards an analysis of early modern applause Matthew Steggle; 7. Catharsis as 'purgation' in Shakespearean drama Thomas Rist; Part III. Poems: 8. Epigrammatic commotions William Kerwin; 9. Poetic 'making' and moving the soul Margaret Healy; 10. Shakespearean pain Michael Schoenfeldt; Afterword: senses of an ending Bruce R. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard.

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This lively and accessible collection of essays explores the ways Shakespeare and his contemporaries imagined literature's impact on audiences' bodies, minds and emotions. Readers and theatregoers  Read more...

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