The author described by "The Guardian" as "one of Shakespeare's best contemporary critics", offers a reappraisal of Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy. "Titus Andronicus" resonates in an age in which the dramatic representation of violence has become an issue of enormous controversy. The text puts forward arguments regarding the date of the play, its sources and its early stage history, recognizing "Titus" as one of Shakespeare's early masterpieces.
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Jonathan Bate is Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick, a Fellow of the British Academy and a Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company. His books include Shakespeare and Ovid (1993); John Clare: A Biography (2003) - winner of the 2004 Hawthornden Prize and the 2005 James Tait Black Memorial prize for biography; The Genius of Shakespeare (1997); and Soul of the Age: The Life, Mind and World of William Shakespeare (2009). He was the editor of the Arden edition of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus(1995).Review:
'...impressive and exciting...' -- Shakespeare Quarterly
'Bate achieves a remarkable fusion between performance history and criticism.' -- John Jowett, Shakespeare Survey
'a great edition of a great play' -- Julie Taymor, Director TITUS, 20th Century Fox, 1999
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Book Description Arden Shakespeare, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0174435754
Book Description Arden Shakespeare, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0174435754
Book Description Arden Shakespeare. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0174435754 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1051579