Shakespeare and Emotions

Inheritances, Enactments, Legacies

  • R. S. White
  • Mark Houlahan
  • Katrina O’Loughlin

Part of the Palgrave Shakespeare Studies book series (PASHST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Reclaiming Heartlands: Shakespeare and the History of Emotions in Literature

  3. Emotional Inheritances

  4. Shakespearean Enactments

  5. Emotional Legacies and Re-enactments

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 256-270

About this book


This collection of essays approaches the works of Shakespeare from the topical perspective of the History of Emotions. Contributions come from established and emergent scholars from a range of disciplines, including performance history, musicology and literary history.


Literature Shakespeare drama theatre emotions history of emotions early modern history early modern literature Renaissance drama reader response reception theory dramatic adaptation Early Modern Literature emotion English literature history history of literature Renaissance William Shakespeare

Editors and affiliations

  • R. S. White
    • 1
  • Mark Houlahan
    • 2
  • Katrina O’Loughlin
    • 3
  1. 1.The University of Western AustraliaAustralia
  2. 2.University of WaikatoNew Zealand
  3. 3.Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of EmotionsThe University of Western AustraliaAustralia

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