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William Shakespeare and Censorship
Women and Censorship
Other Literary Forms
Achievement and Influence
Protecting Women and Youth
The Backlash Against Expurgation
Censorship in Schools
Shakespeare on Film
Questions & Answers
William Shakespeare's Poetry
William Shakespeare in World Literature
Appearance vs. Reality
Beginnings and Endings
Breaking the Illusion of Being: Shakespeare and the Performance of Self
Broken English and Broken Irish: Nation, Language, and the Optic of Power in Shakespeare's Histories
Deception in Shakespeare's Plays
Dreams in Shakespeare
Errors and Labors: Feminism and Early Shakespearean Comedy
Fate and Fortune
Fathers and Daughters in Shakespeare
Fearful Simile: Stealing the Breech in Shakespeare's Chronicle Plays
Food for Words: Hotspur and the Discourse of Honor
Hydra and Rhizome
Knowing aforehand: Audience Preparation and the Comedies of Shakespeare
Law and Justice
Losing the Map: Topographical Understanding in the Henriad
Love and Romance
Magic and the Supernatural
Marriage as Comic Closure
Marxist Criticism: Cultural Materialism, and the History of the Subject
Mixed Verse and Prose in Shakespearean Comedy
Mixing Memory and Desire: Notes for a Psychodynamic Exploration of Shakespeare
Pastoral in Shakespeare's Works
Peter Quince's Ballad: Shakespeare, Psychoanalysis, History
Politics and Power
Psychoanalytic Interpretations of Shakespeare's Works
Racial Discourse: Black and White
Religion and Theology
Rethinking Gender and Genre in the History Play
Ritual and Ceremony in Shakespeare's Plays
Saints Alive! Falstaff, Martin Marprelate, and the Staging of Puritanism
Selected Studies of Shakespearean Production
Sexuality in Shakespeare
Shakespeare and Clarissa: 'General Nature', Genre and Sexuality
Shakespeare And Classical Civilization
Shakespeare and the End of History
Shakespeare at Work: 'Attributed Dialogue'
Shakespeare's Clowns and Fools
Shakespeare's Historicism: Visions and Revisions
Shakespeare's Representation of History
Shakespeare's Representation of Women
Sir John Oldcastle and the Construction of Shakespeare's Authorship
The Adoption of Abominable Terms: The Insults That Shape Windsor's Middle Class
The Authorship Controversy
The Open Worlde: The Exotic in Shakespeare
The Scandal of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Violence in Shakespeare's Works
War in Shakespeare's Plays
Word Itself against the Word: Close Reading After Voloshinov
Would Not the Beggar Then Forget Himself?: Christopher Sly and Autolycus
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William Shakespeare Questions and Answers
What are the differences and similarities between Petrarchan and Shakespearean sonnets?
What was the role of women in Shakespeare's time?
Does "to die" in Shakespeare's work mean "to have an orgasm"?
Which genres did Shakespeare NOT write in?
What is the Shakespearean source of the quote, "The bright day is done, and we are for the dark?"
What were the main beliefs and values of Shakespeare's era?
Did William Shakespeare have a favorite play?
What was the cost of watching a performance at the Globe Theatre in Shakespeare's time?
In which Shakespeare play is the quote, "When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew"?
Which Shakespeare play contains the quote: "I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die Till the sun grows cold And the stars grow old?"
What are Shakespeare's contributions to English literature?
What questions could I ask in an interview with William Shakespeare, particularly focusing on his life, work, and the time period after "Twelfth Night"?
How Many Poems Did Shakespeare Write
What colored flags signaled the genre of plays at The Globe?
Can you provide a critical analysis of "Fidele" by William Shakespeare?
What were the Elizabethan views on death and suicide?
How did Shakespeare influence the Renaissance?
Is the quote "For he today who sheds his blood with me, he is my brother" from William Shakespeare?
Name two monarchs that ruled during Shakespeare's lifetime.
Why weren't women allowed to act during Elizabethan times and what did "actresses" wear?
Why is William Shakespeare more famous than other writers?
Did people really speak the way they do in Shakespeare's plays?
What similarities and differences exist between Sonnet 18 and the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet?
How were Shakespeare's plays preserved for future generations?
How do Shakespeare's plays reflect the Elizabethan Age's cultural, social, and political conditions?
What conventions are present in all Shakespearean comedies?
What is the full quote of Shakespeare's "I wasted time, and now doth time waste me?"
What does Robert Greene's term "Shake-scene" mean in reference to Shakespeare?
How does the microcosm and macrocosm concept apply to Hamlet and Macbeth?
In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth, how are Romeo and Macbeth similar and different?
Why is Shakespeare considered the greatest English literature writer?
Why was theater important to the Elizabethans?
Describe the social hierarchy during Shakespeare's era.
What does reversed sentence structure mean in Shakespeare's works?
Why do we still study Shakespeare?
Why did Shakespeare leave his wife and children after his twins' birth?
What is a critical analysis of William Shakespeare's poem, "To His Love"?
How is Shakespeare's personal life reflected in his plays?
Is the phrase "more truth is said in jest" from Shakespeare? If so, where?
Which Shakespeare play features these lines: "O proud death what feast is stored in thine eternal cell, that thou such a Prince....?"
What were the people called who stood in front of the stage to watch plays?
What was the profession of Shakespeare's father?
Where were Shakespeare's plays performed?
What was the name of Shakespeare's theatrical company and why was it named so?
What is the significance of Shakespeare's Globe Theater in Elizabethan times and now?
Why is Shakespeare commonly referred to as a "bard"?
What elements characterize Shakespeare's historical plays?
What is Shakespeare's contribution to English tragedy?