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  • 4 Mar 2019
    Heather Hirschfeld

    Welcoming the Stranger in Hamlet

    Shakespeare scholar Heather Hirschfeld, author of the brand new introduction to the New Cambridge Shakespeare Hamlet (third edition), reflects on what it means for modern audiences to encounter the play for the first time.

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  • 25 Apr 2016
    Peter Holland

    Surveying the Land of Shakespeare

    In their own idiosyncratic ways, academic Shakespeare journals are a way of charting the history of the analysis of Shakespeare’s legacy. Shakespeare Survey, the journal I edit for Cambridge University Press, uses a distinctly uncommon form for the title of an academic journal. There isn’t, as far as I know, a Wordsworth Survey or Chaucer […]

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  • 23 Apr 2016
    Alan Galey

    The book as performance: Shakespeare and the book arts today

    Shakespeare’s works have provided fertile ground for reimagining the nature of the book, from illustration, to typography, to format, to binding, to other aspects of physical form. The various forms of books have shaped our experience of Shakespeare, and so, in turn, have Shakespeare’s works influenced the forms that books have taken. That mutual relationship […]

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  • 6 Jun 2014

    Shakespeare Goes Digital

    Since our recreation of Romeo and Juliet through iMessages and tweets was so popular, we're bringing back digital Shakespeare! Here's what happens when some of your favorite Shakespeare moments meet today's technology.

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  • 14 Apr 2014

    A Reader’s Guide to Shakespeare’s Literary Legacy

    For the last 450 years, Shakespeare's plays and poems have inspired hundreds of adaptations across all mediums. Even more so, his language pervades popular culture and continues to influence the literature we read and publish today. The following eight books are great examples of works that take their titles and themes from Shakespeare, keeping the legacy of his classic works alive for a new generation of readers.

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