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  • Title: The Winter's Tale: Bibliography
  • Author: Hardin Aasand
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-367-0

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    Primary Texts

    1. DiGangi, Mario, ed. The Winter's Tale: Texts and Contexts. By William Shakespeare. New York: Bedford, 2008.
    2. Greene, Robert. Pandosto. The triumph of time.London, 1588. STC (2nd ed.) 12285. Early English Books Online.
    3. Mowat, Barbara and Paul Werstine, eds. The Winter's Tale. By William Shakespeare. New York: Washington Square P, 1998.
    4. Orgel, Stephen, ed. The Winter's Tale. By William Shakespeare. New York: Oxford UP, 1996.
    5. Pafford, J.H.P., ed. The Winter's Tale. By William Shakespeare. Arden Shakespeare. London: Routledge, 1996.
    6. Schanzer, Ernest, ed. The Winter's Tale. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1969.
    7. Snyder, Susan. ed. The Winter's Tale. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007.
    8. Turner, Robert and Virginia Haas, eds. A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale. New York: Modern Language Association, 2005.
    9. Wells, Stanley, ed. Perymedes the Blacksmith and Pandosto by Robert Greene. New York: Garland Publishing, 1988.

    Secondary Works

    1. Adelman, Janet. "Masculine Authority and the Maternal Body: The Return to Origins in the Romances." Suffocating Mothers: Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays, Hamlet to The Tempest. New York: Routledge, 1992.
    2. Barber, C.L., and Richard P. Wheeler. The Whole Journey: Shakespeare's Power of Development. Berkeley: U of California P, 1986.
    3. Barkan, Leonard. "'Living Sculptures': Ovid, Michelangelo, and The Winter's Tale." ELH 48 (1981): 639-67.
    4. Bartholomeusz, Dennis. The Winter's Tale in Performance in England and America, 1611-1976. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1982.
    5. Barton, Anne. "Leontes and the Spider: Language and Speaker in Shakespeare's Last Plays." Shakespeare: The Last Plays. Ed. Kiernan Ryan. London: Longman, 22-42.
    6. Bate, Jonathan. Shakespeare and Ovid. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1993.
    7. Belsey, Catherine. Shakespeare and the Loss of Eden: The Construction of Family Values in Early Modern Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001.
    8. Bergeron, David. "The Apollo Mission in The Winter's Tale." Hunt 361-79.
    9. -----. "The Restoration of Hermione in The Winter's Tale." Kay and Jacobs. 125-33.
    10. -----. Shakespeare's Romances and the Royal Family. Lawrence, KS: UP of Kansas, 1985.
    11. Best, Michael. Shakespeare's Life and Times. Internet Shakespeare Editions, University of Victoria: 1998-2012. <>.
    12. Bethell, S.L. The Winter's Tale: A Study. London: Staples P, 1947.
    13. Bishop, T.G. Shakespeare and the Theatre of Wonder. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.
    14. Bliss, Lee. "Tragicomic Romance for the King's Men, 1609-1611: Shakespeare, Beaumont, and Fletcher." In Comedy from Shakespeare to Sheridan: Change and Continuity in the English and European Dramatic Tradition, ed. A.R. Braunmuller and J.C. Bulman. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1986.
    15. Brantley, Ben. "Alas, Poor Leontes (That Good King Has Not Been Himself of Late)." The New York Times 23 February, 2009.
    16. Bristol, Michael D. "In Search of the Bear: Spatiotemporal Form and the Heterogeneity of Economies in The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 42 (1991): 145-67.
    17. Cavell, Stanley. "Recounting Gains, Showing Losses: Reading The Winter's Tale." Disowning Knowledge in Seven Plays of Shakespeare. Cambridge UP, 1987.
    18. Clubb, Louise. "The Tragicomic Bear." Comparative Literature Studies 9 (1972): 17-30.
    19. Coghill, Nevill. "Six Points of Stage-Craft in The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Survey11 (1958): 31-42.
    20. Dessen, Alan. "Massed Entries and Theatrical Options in WT." Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 8 (1996): 119-27.
    21. Edwards, Philip. "Shakespeare's Romances: 1900-1957." Shakespeare Survey 11 (1958): 1-18.
    22. Enterline, Lynn. "'You Speak a Language that I Understand Not': The Rhetoric of Animation in The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 48 (1997): 17-44.
    23. Erickson, Peter. "Patriarchal Structures in The Winter's Tale." PMLA 97.5 (1982): 819-29.
    24. Felperin, Howard. Shakespearean Romance.Princeton: Princeton UP, 1972.
    25. -----. "'Tongue-tied Our Queen": The Deconstruction of Presence in The Winter's Tale. Shakespeare and the Question of Theory. Eds Patricia Parker and Geoffrey Hartman. London: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1985. 3-18.
    26. Frey, Charles. Shakespeare's Vast Romance: A Study ofThe Winter's Tale. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1980.
    27. Frye, Northrop. "Recognition in The Winter's Tale." Fables of Identity: Studies in Poetic Mythology. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1963. 107-18.
    28. -----. The Myth of Deliverance: Reflections on Shakespeare's Problem Comedies. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1983.
    29. -----. A Natural Perspective: The Development of Shakespearean Comedy and Romance. New York: Columbia UP, 1965.
    30. Garber, Marjorie. Shakespeare After All.New York: Pantheon Books, 2004.
    31. Goldberg, Jonathan. "Fatherly Authority: The Politics of Stuart Family Images." Rewriting the Renaissance.Eds. Margaret W. Ferguson, Maureen Quillian, and Nancy J. Vickers. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986.
    32. -----. James I and the Politics of Literature. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 1983.
    33. Granville-Barker, Harley. "Preface to The Winter's Tale." Prefaces to Shakespeare. Hunt, 76-81.
    34. Gurr, Andrew. "The Bear, the Statue, and Hysteria in The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 34 (1983): 420-25.
    35. Hall, Joan Lord. The Winter's Tale: A Guide to the Play. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 2005.
    36. Hinman, Charlton. The Printing and Proof-Reading of the First Folio of Shakespeare. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1963.
    37. Howard-Hill, T.H. Ralph Crane and Some Shakespeare First Folio Comedies. Bibliographical Society of the U of Virginia: U of Virginia P, 1972.
    38. Hunt, Maurice. "'Bearing Hence': Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale." SEL44.2 (2004): 333-43.
    39. Hunt, Maurice, ed. The Winter's Tale: Critical Essays.New York: Garland, 1995.
    40. James I. The Political Works of James I,ed. Charles H. McIlwain. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1918.
    41. Jensen, Phebe. "Singing Psalms to Horn-pipes: Festivity, Iconoclasm, and Catholicism in The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 55 (2004): 279-306.
    42. Kay, Carol McGinnis and Henry E. Jacobs, eds. Shakespeare's Romances Reconsidered. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1978.
    43. Knapp, James A. "Visual and Ethical Truth in The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 55 (2004): 253-78.
    44. Knight, G. Wilson. "'Great Creating Nature': an essay on The Winter's Tale."The Crown of Life. London: Methuen, 1948. 76-128.
    45. Kurland, Stuart. "'We Need No More of Your Advice': Political Realism in The Winter's Tale." SEL 31.2 (1991): 365-86.
    46. Lamb, Mary Ellen. "Engendering the Narrative Act: Old Wives' Tales in The Winter's Tale, Macbeth,and The Tempest." Criticism 40 (Fall 1998): 529-53.
    47. McDonald, Russ. "Poetry and Plot inThe Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 36 (1985): 315-29.
    48. Morse, William R. "Metacriticism and Materiality: The Case of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale." ELH 58 (1991): 283-94.
    49. Mowat, Barbara A. "Rogues, Shepherds, and the Counterfeit Distressed: Texts and Infracontexts of The Winter's Tale 4.3." Shakespeare Studies 22 (1994): 58-76.
    50. Mowat, Barbara A. "'What's In a Name?': Tragicomedy, Romance, or Late Comedy." In A Companion to Shakespeare's Works. Ed. Richard Dutton and Jean E. Howard 4 vols. Maldon, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003.
    51. Muir, Kenneth, ed. Shakespeare:The Winter's Tale, A Casebook. London: Macmillan, 1969.
    52. Neely, Carol Thomas. Broken Nuptials in Shakespeare's Plays. New Haven: Yale UP, 1985.
    53. Orgel, Stephen. Illusion of Power. Berkeley: U of California P, 1975.
    54. -----. "The Poetics of Incomprehensibility." Shakespeare Quarterly 42 (1991): 431-7.
    55. -----. "The Winter's Tale: A Modern Perspective," Mowat and Werstine. 257-272.
    56. Proudfoot, Richard. "Verbal Reminiscence and the Two-part Structure of The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Survey 29 (1976): 67-78.
    57. Ravelhofer, Barbara. "'Beasts of Recreation': Henslowe's White Bears." English Literary Renaissance 323 (2002): 287-323.
    58. Reid, Stephen. "The Winter's Tale." American Imago27 (1980).
    59. Ryan, Kiernan, ed. Shakespeare: The Last Plays. New York: Longman, 1999.
    60. Schwalkwyk, David. "'A Lady's 'Verily' Is as Potent as a Lord's": Women, Word, and Witchcraft in The Winter's Tale." ELR22 (1992): 242-72.
    61. Schwartz, Murray M. "Leontes' Jealousy in The Winter's Tale." American Imago 30 (1973): 250-73.
    62. -----. "The Winter's Tale: Loss and Transformation." American Imago 32 (1975): 145-99.
    63. Smith, Bruce. "Sermons in Stone: Shakespeare and Renaissance Sculpture." Shakespeare Studies 17 (1985): 1-23.
    64. Snyder, Susan. Shakespeare: A Wayward Journey. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2002. Snyder's posthumous volume provides us with three essays devoted to The Winter's Tale: "Memorial Art in The Winter's Tale and Elsewhere: 'I will kill thee/And love thee after'," "Mamillius and Gender Polarization in The Winter's Tale"; "The Winter's TaleBefore and After."
    65. Tatspaugh, Patricia E. Shakespeare at Stratford:The Winter's Tale.London: Thomson Learning, 2002.
    66. Tennenhouse, Leonard. Power on Display: The Politics of Shakespeare's Genres. London: Methuen, 1986.
    67. Tillyard, E.M.W. Shakespeare's Last Plays.London: Chatto and Windus, 1938.
    68. Traversi, Derek. Shakespeare: The Last Phase. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1955.
    69. Ward, David. "Affection, Intention, and Dreams in The Winter's Tale." MLR 82.3 (1987): 545-54.
    70. Warren, Roger. Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990.
    71. Wells, Stanley and Gary Taylor. William Shakespeare: A Textual Companion. New York: W.W.Norton, 1997.
    72. Wilson, Richard. "Observations on English Bodies: Licensing Maternity in Shakespeare's Late Plays." Willpower: Essays on Shakespearean Authority. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1993.
    73. Young, David. The Heart's Forest: A Study of Shakespeare's Pastoral Plays.New Haven: Yale UP, 1972.
    74. Ziegler, Georgiana. "Parents, Daughters, and 'That Rare Italian Master': A New Source for The Winter's Tale." Shakespeare Quarterly 36 (1985): 204-12.