Edward II: A Critical Reader

Editor: Melnikoff, Kirk
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-47-258404-5
Category: Language & Literature - British literature
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
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Edward II: A Critical Reader gives students, teachers and scholars alike an overview of the play's reception both in the theatre and among artists and critics, from the end of the 16th century to the beginning of the 21st. The volume also offers a series of new perspectives on the play by leading experts in the field of early modern history and culture.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Series Introduction
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Timeline
  • Introduction Kirk Melnikoff
  • 1 The Critical Backstory: Edward II's Critics in History to 1990 - Darlene Farabee
  • 2 Edward II: A Stage History - Andrea Stevens
  • 3 The State of the Art: Desire, History and the Theatre - Judith Haber
  • 4 Edoüard et Gaverston: New Ways of Looking at an English History Play - Alan Stewart
  • 5 Edward II in Repertory - Roslyn L. Knutson
  • 6 ‘Overpeered’ and Understated: Conforming Transgressions and Edward II - James Siemon
  • 7 ‘My Life, My Company’: Amity, Enmity and Vitality in Edward II - Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.
  • 8 A Survey of Resources: Teaching Edward II - Edward Gieskes
  • Select Bibliography