Palgrave Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare's Boys

A Cultural History

Authors: Knowles, K.

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About this book

Shakespeare's Boys: A Cultural History offers the first extensive exploration of boy characters in Shakespeare's plays, examining a range of characters from across the Shakespearean canon in their original early modern contexts and surveying their subsequent performance histories on stage and screen from the Restoration until the present day.

About the authors

Katie Knowles is a University Teacher in the University of Liverpool's School of English, UK. She specialises in and has published articles on Shakespearean performance histories and representations of childhood in literature.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Knowles, Katie

    Pages 1-9

  • Noble Imps: Doomed Heirs

    Knowles, Katie

    Pages 13-62

  • Separating the Men from the Boys: Roman Plays

    Knowles, Katie

    Pages 63-89

  • Pages and Schoolboys: Early Modern Educations

    Knowles, Katie

    Pages 90-120

  • Sentiment and Sensation: The Long Eighteenth Century

    Knowles, Katie

    Pages 123-147

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-00537-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-00536-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $90.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-43472-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shakespeare's Boys
Book Subtitle
A Cultural History
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Shakespeare Studies
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00537-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137005373
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00536-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43472-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 257
Topics