• Corpus ID: 190778514

And That's True Too: New Essays on King Lear

@inproceedings{Laroque2009AndTT,
  title={And That's True Too: New Essays on King Lear},
  author={François Laroque and Pierre Iselin and Sophie Alatorre},
  year={2009}
}
This collection of provocative new essays, mainly by French scholars, on Shakespeare's great tragedy, focuses on linguistic, aesthetic and philosophical issues with specific attention paid to the dimension of early modern desire, sexuality and gender relations. King Lear is here re-examined in the perspective of Lucrece, Montaigne, Renaissance medicine and anatomy, the grotesque, myth and imagery as well as negative theology. It is hoped that this will serve to update our approaches to this… 
2 Citations
Making Use of Nothing: The Sovereignties of King Lear
Shakespeare's King Lear obsesses over iterations of "nothing," especially in relation to the play's monarch. Beyond the usual existential and materialist associations of this word, however, what does
“Spare your arithmetic, never count the turns”: A Statistical Analysis of Writing about Shakespeare, 1960–2010
By taking a quantitative approach to Shakespeare studies, this paper reveals patterns in how and what we write about Shakespeare. Using statistics from the World Shakespeare Bibliography (WSB), we

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 44 REFERENCES
King Lear:
In their lectures on King Lear, the eight contributors to this volume fulfill Shakespeare's rigorous injunction to Speak what we feel" about the playwright's amplest tragedy. Representing distinctive
King John: New Perspectives.
Illuminating Shakespeare's complex experimentation with the dramatic genre of history, these twelve essays bring such time-honored critical methods as source study and concentration on genre, imagery
The History of King Lear
The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers - a new, modern-spelling text, based on the
Review: Book: Illegitimate Power: Bastards in Renaissance Drama
wholeheartedly to one or other. But we do not not read like this and Pechter's compulsion to carve criticism into discrete, and mutually exclusive, sections demonstrates the tyranny of imposing rigid
Language, Duality, and Bastardy in English Renaissance Drama
References to bastardy and illegitimacy in English Renaissance drama often point to ideas and verbal constructions rather than people, thus allowing such tropes to serve as linguistic doubles to the
'In Everything Illegitimate': Imagining the Bastard in Renaissance Drama
In Conan Doyle's story 'The Adventure of the Priory School' Holdernesse Hall, the country seat of that stately patriarch the Duke of Holdernesse, is threatened by a peculiar revenant. Mr James Wilder
Shakespeare's 'King Richard III' and the Problematics of Tudor Bastardy
Granted Queen Elizabeth's touchiness concerning the subject of royal bastardy, Shakespeare ran a risk in King Richard III by focusing questions of bastardy in such a way that they invite comparison
Shakespeare's Language
"Every so often there is a rebellion against the assumption that Shakespeare is a uniquely great writer. This feeling, strong at the moment, has vociferous supporters in the academics, teachers who
Rewriting the Renaissance : the discourses of sexual difference in early modern Europe
Juxtaposing the insights of feminism with those of marxism, psychoanalysis, and deconstruction, this unique collection creates new common ground for women's studies and Renaissance studies. An
...
...