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Faculty of Philology
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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
  English Literature (16th and 17th Centuries)
   Sources of information

Primary compulsory sources (in chronological order)

William Shakespeare. The Merchant of Venice (Arden Shakespeare recommended)

Shakespeare. Twelfth Night. (Arden Shakespeare recommended)

Shakespeare. Othello (Arden Shakespeare recommended)

Shakespeare. Macbeth (Arden Shakespeare recommended)

Ben Jonson. Volpone

John Webster. The Duchess of Malfi

William Wycherley. The Country Wife

William Congreve. The Way of the World

Academic studies (Secondary sources):

--Beadle, Richard, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

--Braunmuller, A. R. and Michael Hattaway, eds. The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997-

--Canfield, John Douglas. Tricksters & Estates: On The Ideology of Restoration Comedy. Lexington, Ky. : Univ. Press of Kentucky, 1997.

--Demetriou, Eroulla. Get thee to the Playhouse: An Introduction to Elizabethan and Shakespearean Drama for Young Students. Univ. de Jaen, 2009.

--Dollimore, Jonathan & Sinfield, A. eds., Political Shakespeare: Essays in Cultural Materialism.

Ithaca: Cornell Univ Press, 1994.

--Elam, Keir. The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama. Londres: Routledge, 1980. 

--Fisk, Deborah Payne, ed. The Cambridge Companion to English Restoration Theatre. Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000.

--Garber, Marjorie. Shakespeare and Modern Culture. Anchor Books, 2009. 

--Gay, Penny. The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Comedies. Cambridge U. P., 2008.

--Hughes, Derek. English Drama, 1660-1700. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996.

--Leggatt, Alexander. English Drama: Shakespeare to the Restoration, 1590-1660. Londres: Longman, 1988.

--MacLean, Gerald, ed. Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration: Literature, Drama, History.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

--Owen, Susan J., ed. A Companion to Restoration Drama. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

Shaughnessy, R. (ed). The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture. Cambridge U.P., 2007.

--VV.AA. Historia crítica del teatro ingles. Alcoy: Marfil, 1988. 

--Wallace, David, ed.  The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1999.

--Waller, Gary. English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century. London and New York: Longman, 1993.

--Wells, Stanley & L. Cowen Orlin eds. Shakespeare: An Oxford Guide. Oxford U P., 2003.


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