cover

Jane Austen and William Shakespeare

A Love Affair in Literature, Film and Performance

Editors: Cano, Marina, García-Periago, Rosa (Eds.)

  • Incorporates new research into previously unconsidered links between Austen and Shakespeare of particular interest to students of both authors
  • Illustrates Shakespeare’s influence on Austen
  • Highlights differences in the cultural positions of Austen and Shakespeare to more deeply consider how this impacts reception
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $64.99
price for USA (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 27, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25689-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: October 30, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25688-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
About this book

This volume explores the multiple connections between the two most canonical authors in English, Jane Austen and William Shakespeare. The collection reflects on the historical, literary, critical and filmic links between the authors and their fates. Considering the implications of the popular cult of Austen and Shakespeare, the essays are interdisciplinary and comparative: ranging from Austen’s and Shakespeare’s biographies to their presence in the modern vampire saga Twilight, passing by Shakespearean echoes in Austen’s novels and the authors’ afterlives on the improv stage, in wartime cinema, modern biopics and crime fiction. The volume concludes with an account of the Exhibition “Will & Jane” at the Folger Shakespeare Library, which literally brought the two authors together in the autumn of 2016. Collectively, the essays mark and celebrate what we have called the long-standing “love affair” between William Shakespeare and Jane Austen—over 200 years and counting.


About the authors

Marina Cano is Teaching Fellow in English at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She is the author of Jane Austen and Performance (Palgrave, 2017). Her research interests include women’s writing, the long nineteenth-century, performance and gender theory.


Rosa García-Periago is Lecturer at the University of Murcia, Spain. She is currently on leave as Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast with a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship awarded by the EU. Her research interests include Jane Austen, Shakespeare and Bollywood and adaptation in Indian Cinema. 


Buy this book

eBook $64.99
price for USA (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 27, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25689-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: October 30, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25688-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

Services for this book

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Jane Austen and William Shakespeare
Book Subtitle
A Love Affair in Literature, Film and Performance
Editors
  • Marina Cano
  • Rosa García-Periago
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-25689-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-25689-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-25688-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 395
Number of Illustrations
42 b/w illustrations
Topics