Shakespeare and the Low Countries

Shakespeare and the Low Countries

By: Douglas A. Brooks (editor)Hardback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.


Illustrates how the Low Countries came to be represented, obliquely or explicitly, in the drama of the Elizabethans and Jacobeans.

About Author

The present issue as well as the next issue (2005: Shakespeare Apocrypha) were commissioned by the former General Editor, Professor Holger Klein, University of Salzburg. The theme-related essays in this issue were commissioned by Ton Hoenselaars and Holger Klein. The 2006 issue (Shakespeare in China) will be the first volume commissioned under the journal's new editorship. Shakespeare Yearbook will continue to focus on issues of interest to the international community of Shakespeare scholars.


List of Illustrations: vi; General Editor's Introduction: vii; Theme Essays:; 1. Shakespeare and the Low Countries: An Introduction 1; Ton Hoenselaars; 2. De Witt, Van Buchell, the Swan, and the Second Globe: An Assessment of the Evidence 9; Johan Gerritsen; 3. Doctor Faustus and the Spanish Netherlands 33; Lisa Hopkins; 4. Sir Edmond Tilney, Sir Thomas More, and the Netherlandic Immigrant Community 49; Peter M. McCluskey; 5. The Tragedy of Sir John van Olden Barnavelt: A Re-examination of Fletcher and Massinger's Sources 65; Meg Powers Livingston; 6. Fingers of the Multitude: Shakespeare, Jonson, and the Transformation of News from the Low Countries 89; Andrew Fleck; 7. Pickelhering and Hamlet in Dutch Art: The English Comedians of Robert Browne, John Green, and Robert Reynolds 113; Peg Katrizky; 8. Women, Wit, and Honor: A Comparative Study of Much Ado About Nothing and Jan Jansz. Starter's Timbre de Cardone ende Fenicie van Messine 141; Marguerite Corporaal; 9. "Fit for the Pocket": Thomas Johnson's Edition of The Tempest 165; Theo Bogels. 10. The Haarlem Manuscript of Hartogh van Savoij: An Eighteenth-Century Dutch Translation of The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island 179; Ton Hoenselaars and Frank van Meurs; 11. The (absent) Dutch Shakespeare Cult 211; Paul Franssen; 12. Henry V in the Low Countries: English, Dutch, and the Other Languages 233; Dirk Delabastita; 13. Strange Matters: Macbeth and Dutch Criminology 251; Jeanne Gaakeer; 14. Directing Shakespeare on the Late-Twentieth-Century Stage: The Case of Franz Marijnen 267; Jozef De Vos; 15. An Arab in Venice: Hafid Bouazza Translates Othello and The Massacre at Paris 285; Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen; 16. From Homer to Shakespeare: An Interview with H. J. De Roy van Zuydewijn 299; Ton Hoenselaars and David Rijser; 17. Discussing Ten Oorlog: An Interview with Tom Lanoye 315; Jozef De Vos; General Essays; 18. Why Johnny Can't Read the Latest Edition 329; Jeremy Ehrlich; 19. Who did NOT Write A Lover's Complaint 343; Marina Tarlinskaja; Review Essays; 20. Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist. By Lukas Erne 383; Gerald Downs; 21. Lisa Lampert, Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare 397. Matthew Biberman; Notes; Three Proposed Emendations 404; Rodney Stenning Edgecombe; Book Reviews 415; Notes on Contributors 459.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773460058
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 478
  • ID: 9780773460058
  • ISBN10: 0773460055

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly