Venus and Adonis: Critical Essays

Venus and Adonis: Critical Essays

by Philip C. Kolin

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This is the first collection of critical essays devoted exclusively to Shakespeare's first published work, his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis which established his reputation as the literary darling of London and the heir of Ovid.  Particularly important is the book's coverage of the little-known presence of Venus and Adonis on stage.A s

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136744310
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/01/1997
Series: Shakespeare Criticism
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

"Venus and/or Adonis Among the Critics", Philip C. Kolin * "Lo, in this hollow cradle take thy rest": Sexual Conflict and Resolution in Venus and Adonis, Robert P. Merrix * Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis: A Lacanian Tragicomedy of Desire, James Schiffer * "Pining Their Maws": Female Readers and the Erotic Ontology of the Text in Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis, Richard Halpern * Picturing Venus and Adonis: Shakespeare and The Artists, Georgianna Ziegler * "Wriothesley's Resistance: Wardship Practices, and Ovidian Narratives in Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis ", Patrick M. Murphy * Venus as Praeceptor: The Ars Amatoria in Venus and Adonis, M.L. Stapleton * Almeida: Venus and Lucrece, Betty Caplan * Venus and Adonis: An Early Account of Sexual Harassment, Joseph Wortis, M.D. * "A chronological Bibliograph of Scholarship...", Philip C. Kolin

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