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Wonder in Shakespeare

Authors: Cohen, A.

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About this book

In the first part of this book, Adam Max Cohen embraces the many meanings of wonder in order to challenge the generic divides between comedy, tragedy, history, and romance and suggests that Shakespeare's primary goal in crafting each of his playworlds was the evocation of one or more varieties of wonder.

About the authors

ADAM MAX COHEN earned his PhD from the University of Virginia, USA, and was an Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. His teaching interests included Shakespeare, Renaissance Literature, Early Modern Cultural Studies, History of Science, and Technology. He is the author of Shakespeare and Technology: Dramatizing Early Modern Technological Revolutions and Technology and the Early Modern Self.

Reviews

'The final work in a too brief career, Adam Max Cohen's Wonder in Shakespeare is a kind of seminar on Shakespeare's multiple senses of 'wonder': prodigies, resurrections, and Miranda things that should be looked at, including that young castaway in The Tempest. This is also a book about limits the limits of language and the senses and how Shakespeare's plays capture and reflect that precious aspect of human experience." - William Germano, Cooper Union

"Recommended." CHOICE


Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Cohen, Adam Max

    Pages 3-8

  • Wonder, Amazement, and Surprise: Beginning a Stunning Story

    Cohen, Adam Max

    Pages 9-16

  • Resurrections of the Living and the Dead: Natural and Spiritual Bodies and Souls

    Cohen, Adam Max

    Pages 17-40

  • ”Die to Live”: Various Forms of Empathetic Wonder

    Cohen, Adam Max

    Pages 41-52

  • The Metaphorical Use of the Prodigious Birth Tradition

    Cohen, Adam Max

    Pages 53-68

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Softcover $100.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wonder in Shakespeare
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Adam Max Cohen
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-01162-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137011626
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10541-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28985-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 226
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