Category Archives: Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare with a side of Stylistics

By | May 12, 2011

We are excited to be publishing an innovative book this month that moves across Shakespeare Studies, Language Studies and Linguistics. Stylistics and Shakespeare's Language, edited by Mireille Ravassat and Jonathan Culpeper, transcends the boundaries of literary and linguistic studies by analysing the stylistics of Shakespeare's language and offering a holistic approach to his many uses… Read More »

Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

By | April 12, 2011

Turns out I am not the only one with a birthday in April – Shakespeare was also born in April! (This fact has cheered me up as I found out today that I share my exact birthday with Hitler – not the best news). Anyway back to the subject in hand… To celebrate Shakespeare's birthday… Read More »

Shakespeare Now!

By | April 1, 2011

Right, we’re rapidly heading into the weekend, so for anyone looking for some literary-themed reading, I thought I’d make some suggestions. Last month, we published two new titles in our flagship Shakespeare Now! series that I most definitely recommend. The two new books in the series share a common desire: to put scholarship directly back… Read More »

Shakespeare Rocks!

By | February 4, 2011

Before we hit the weekend, here's another new book that I should have posted about ages ago. In Shakespeare and Popular Music, Adam Hansen (Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northumbria, UK) offers a fantastic survey of the surprising places where the Bard has popped up in contemporary music. Going through the index… Read More »