The Creation and Re-Creation of Cardenio: Performing Shakespeare, Transforming Cervantes

The Creation and Re-Creation of Cardenio: Performing Shakespeare, Transforming Cervantes

By: Gary Taylor (editor), Terri Bourus (editor)Paperback

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Did Shakespeare really join John Fletcher to write Cardenio, a lost play based on Don Quixote? With an emphasis on the importance of theatrical experiment, a script and photos from Gary Taylor's recent production, and essays by respected early modern scholars, this book will make a definitive statement about the collaborative nature of Cardenio.

About Author

Gary Taylor, Florida State University, USA Terri Bourus, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA Gerald Baker, Independent Scholar, UK Joyce Boro, Associate Professor of English, Universite de Montreal, Canada Roger Chartier; College de France, France David Gants, Florida State University, USA Carla Della Gatta, Northwestern University, USA Huw Griffiths, University of Sydney, USA Christopher Hicklin, Associate Editor of the Early Modern London Theatres website Lori Leigh, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand John V. Nance, Florida State University, USA Vimala Pasupathi, Hofstra University, USA Kevin C. Robbins, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA Elizabeth Spiller, Florida State University, USA Ayanna Thompson, Arizona State University, USA Steven Wagschal, Indiana University Bloomington, USA


Foreword: Mr Fletcher and Shakespeare. [and Theobald]; Roger Chartier PART I 1. The Passion of Readers, the Imitation of Texts: The History of Reading in the Quest for Cardenio ; Elizabeth Spiller 2. Reading Cervantes, or Shelton, or Phillips: The Source(s) of Cardenio and Double Falsehood ; Gary Taylor and Steven Wagschal 3. The 1612 Don Quixote and the Windet-Stansby Printing House; David Gants 4. Quixote on the English Stage: A New Glimpse of Cardenio ?; Gerald Baker 5. Blessed with a Baby or 'bum-fiddled with a bastard'?: Maternity in Fletcher's The Chances and Cervantes' Novela de la senora Cornelia ; Joyce Boro 6. Girls on the Run: Love's Pilgrimage , The Coxcomb , and Double Falsehood ; Christopher Hicklin 7. Furious Soldiers and Mad Lovers: Plotting Fletcher and The History of Cardenio ; Vimala C. Pasupathi 8. 'Shall I never see a lusty man again?' John Fletcher's Men, 1608-1715; Huw Griffiths 9. Shakespeare, Theobald, and the Prose Problem in Double Falsehood ; John V. Nance 10. Sleight of Mind: Cognitive Illusions and Shakespearian Desire; Gary Taylor 11. The 'Unscene' and Unstaged in Double Falsehood , Cardenio , and Shakespeare's Romances; Lori Leigh 12. Performing Spanish Culture Through Flamenco: Aurality and Embodiment in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Cardenio ; Carla della Gatta 13. Poner en escena The History of Cardenio ; Terri Bourus 14. Review of The History of Cardenio (2012); Gerald Baker 15. Cardenio : Shakespeare's Lost Race Play?; Ayanna Thompson PART II 16. A Posthumous Collaborator's Preface; Gary Taylor 17. The History of Cardenio , 1612-2012; John Fletcher, William Shakespeare, and Gary Taylor

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  • ISBN13: 9781137344205
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 329
  • ID: 9781137344205
  • weight: 5092
  • ISBN10: 1137344202

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