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Julius Caesar: New Critical Essays

Julius Caesar: New Critical Essays

by Horst Zander (Editor)
Julius Caesar: New Critical Essays

Julius Caesar: New Critical Essays

by Horst Zander (Editor)


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This book explores traditional approaches to the play, which includes an examination of the play in light of current history, in the context of Renaissance England, and in relation to Shakespeare's other Roman plays as well as structural examination of plot, language, character, and source material. Julius Caesar: Critical Essays also examines the current debates concerning the play in Marxist, psychoanalytic, deconstructive, queer, and gender contexts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415410991
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/29/2004
Series: Shakespeare Criticism Series
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction; Introduction, Horst Zander; Part 2 Central Aspects; Chapter 1 History’s Alternative Caesars, Martin Jehne; Chapter 2 Caesar On and Off the Renaissance English Stage, Clifford Ronan; Chapter 3 Shakespeare’s Sources, Vivian Thomas; Chapter 4 From Monarchy to Tyranny, Barbara L. Parker; Chapter 5 “Time … Come Round”, Joseph Candido; Chapter 6 “That every like is not the same”, Barbara J. Baines; Chapter 7 From Theatre to Globe, J. L. Simmons; Chapter 8 Buying and Selling So(u)les, Naomi Conn Liebler; Chapter 9 “There is Restitution, no End of Restitution, only not for us”, Andreas Mahler; Part 3 Current Debates; Chapter 10 Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, David Hawkes; Chapter 11 Constructing Caesar, David Willbern; Chapter 12 “It’s an actor, boss. Unarmed”, Simon Barker; Chapter 13 Julius Caesar’s Analogue Clock and the Accents of History, Dennis Kezar; Chapter 14 Major Among the Minors, Graham Holderness, Marcus Nevitt; Chapter 15 “Passions of some difference”, Coppélia Kahn; Part 4 Julius Caesar on Stage; Chapter 16 Stage Worlds of Julius Caesar, James Rigney; Chapter 17 Orson Welles and After, Michael Anderegg; Chapter 18 Royal Caesar, Tom Matheson; Chapter 19 Multicultural and Regendered Romans, Michael L. Greenwald; Chapter 20 Political Caesar, Mariangela Tempera;

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