The Illustrated Shakespeare, 1709-1875
By (author) Stuart Sillars
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Illustrated Shakespeare, 1709-1875 by Stuart Sillars
Book DescriptionIllustrations have been an important element of many of the most extensively read editions of Shakespeare's plays, from the frontispieces to Nicholas Rowe's 1709 edition to the multiple images placed within the text of Victorian editions. Through symbols the illustrations have explored language and character; by allusion to earlier paintings they have offered critical readings; and by gesture, setting and costume they have redesigned the plays within the visual vocabulary of their own times. In all these ways they offer important exchanges with contemporary social, aesthetic and critical concerns, and, despite being largely ignored by scholars, are central to the plays' reception. Highly illustrated, including many images not previously reproduced, the book allows the reader to share the experience of early readers of the plays. Building on the author's earlier work in Painting Shakespeare it offers a fresh address to the tradition of visual criticism and assimilation of Shakespeare's plays.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521878371
(246mm x 189mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stuart Sillars
Shakespeare and the Visual Imagination, Hardback (August 2015)
A fully illustrated study of Shakespeare's awareness of traditions in visual art and their presence in his plays and poems.
Shakespeare and the Victorians, Paperback (November 2013)
Shakespeare and the Victorians explores the place of Shakespeare in Victorian culture, and shows how the plays and the man became central to all levels of Victorian life and thought.
Shakespeare, Time and the Victorians, Hardback (December 2011)» View all books by Stuart Sillars
Sillars explores how the Victorians saw Shakespeare and the nature of time, as manifested in their performances, painting and photography.
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Author Biography - Stuart Sillars
Stuart Sillars is Professor of English at the University of Bergen, Norway.
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