Chapter 11. Learning to Listen: Shakespeare and Contexts

  1. G. B. Shand Senior Scholar graduate supervisor
  1. Frances E. Dolan Professor President

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303193.ch11

Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On

Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On

How to Cite

Dolan, F. E. (2008) Learning to Listen: Shakespeare and Contexts, in Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On (ed G. B. Shand), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303193.ch11

Editor Information

  1. York University's Glendon College, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of California, Davis, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405140454

Online ISBN: 9781444303193

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Keywords:

  • Learning to Listen - Shakespeare and Contexts;
  • writing about teaching;
  • pleasures of reading identifying with and evaluating characters;
  • attending to historical and generic possibilities and limits;
  • Shakespearean tragedy - no picnic for men either;
  • Jean Howard - “literary text as much a context for aspects of cultural and material life as they are for it”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading