Description - How to Do Things with Shakespeare by Laurie Maguire
This collection of 12 essays uses the works of Shakespeare to show how experts in their field formulate critical positions. * A helpful guidebook for anyone trying to think of a new approach to Shakespeare * Twelve experts take new critical positions in their field of study using the writings and analysis of Shakespeare, to show how writers (students and academics) find topics and develop their ideas * Features autobiographical prefaces that explain how the experts chose their topics and why the editor commissioned these particular essays, topics, and authors * Argues that literary research is a reaction to experiences, thoughts or feelings * Essays are arranged in small dialogues of two or three, forming a debate * Teaches students to respond individually to cultural positions
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Author Biography - Laurie Maguire
Laurie Maguire is a Fellow of Magdalen College and Reader in English at Oxford University. Her books include Shakespearean Suspect Texts (1996), Studying Shakespeare (2004), Where There's a Will There's a Way (2006), and Shakespeare's Names (2007). Maguire has published widely on Renaissance drama, textual problems, performance, and women's studies.