The author described by "The Guardian" as "one of Shakespeare's best contemporary critics", offers a reappraisal of Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy. "Titus Andronicus" resonates in an age in which the dramatic representation of violence has become an issue of enormous controversy. The text puts forward arguments regarding the date of the play, its sources and its early stage history, recognizing "Titus" as one of Shakespeare's early masterpieces.
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Jonathan Bate is Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick, an honorary Fellow of St. Catharine's College Cambridge, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He has written several books on Shakespeare, including Shakespeare and Ovid and The Genius of Shakespeare. Well known as a reviewer and broadcaster, he is also the author of Romantic Ecology and a novel, The Cure for Love.Review:
'...impressive and exciting...' -- Shakespeare Quarterly
'Bate achieves a remarkable fusion between performance history and criticism.' -- John Jowett, Shakespeare Survey
'a great edition of a great play' -- Julie Taymor, Director TITUS, 20th Century Fox, 1999
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