Shakespeare's Webs by Arthur F. Kinney
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Shakespeare's Webs
By Arthur F. Kinney

Shakespeare's Webs

Networks of Meaning in Renaissance Drama

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Shakespeare's Webs by Arthur F. Kinney

Book Description

In this book, renowned Renaissance drama critic Arthur F. Kinney argues that Shakespeare's method of composing plays through networks of meanings can be seen as a harbinger of today's information technology. Drawing upon hypertext and cognitive theory--areas that have for some time promised to take on more importance in the sphere of Shakespeare Studies--as well as the central metaphor of the Routledge collection The Renaissance Computer, Kinney looks in detail at four objects/images in Shakespeare's plays--mirrors, maps, clocks, and books--and explores the ways in which they make up networks of meaning within single plays and across the dramatist's body of work that anticipate in some ways the networks of meaning or "information" now possible in the computer age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415971027
ISBN-10: 0415971020
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare by Arthur F. Kinney Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare, Paperback (December 2014)

An essential resource for the study of Shakespeare, The Oxford Handbook to Shakespeare contains forty specially written essays. It provides fresh and distinctive readings of his plays and poems, reflects on the current state of Shakespeare Studies, and speculates on the likely future directions it will take.

Titled Elizabethans by Arthur F. Kinney Titled Elizabethans, Hardback (October 2014)

Published over forty years ago, the original edition of Titled Elizabethans provided a ready reference source to Elizabethan court, state, and household. This long-awaited revised edition expands considerably upon the original, adding new categories and a host of previously overlooked figures.

Shakespeare, Computers, and the Mystery of Authorship by Arthur F. Kinney Shakespeare, Computers, and the Mystery of Authorship, Paperback (August 2012)

Using computer analysis, this book confronts the main unsolved mysteries of authorship in Shakespeare's canon, providing some surprising conclusions.

Elizabethan and Jacobean England by Arthur F. Kinney Elizabethan and Jacobean England, Hardback (December 2010)

Elizabethan and Jacobean England: Sources and Documents of the English Renaissance records the transformative changes that defined the lives and thoughts of English society from the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558 to the end of the reign of James I in 1625.

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