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Taylor, Gary 1953-

Works: 149 works in 620 publications in 2 languages and 20,295 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings  Poetry  Juvenile works  Biography  Chronologies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Actor, Publishing director, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR2965, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Gary Taylor
Most widely held works by Gary Taylor
Reinventing Shakespeare : a cultural history, from the Restoration to the present by Gary Taylor( Book )

38 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and German and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses changing interpretations of Shakespeare and his plays through the centuries, arguing that claims of his uniqueness reflect the characteristics of particular eras and critics more than Shakespeare
Buying whiteness : race, culture, and identity from Columbus to hip hop by Gary Taylor( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does it mean to be white? When and why did European men buy the idea that they were "whites," and who sold it to them? The secret history of whiteness is told, for the first time, in this important book by an internationally-acclaimed cultural historian and journalist. Gary Taylor tracks the growth of modern white identity through the history of art, law, literature, science, and sexuality - and through the eyes of black and brown observers. Combining innovative use of modern databases with discoveries in unpublished manuscripts, Buying Whiteness uncovers a history with profound implications for everyone who is white - or not."--Jacket
William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Companion grew out of the years of research undertaken to produce The Oxford Shakespeare. Its general introduction surveys the present state of knowledge about how Shakespeare's works reached print, and describes the editorial procedures that guided the editors of the parent work
Thomas Middleton : the collected works by Thomas Middleton( Book )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Middleton is one of the few playwrights in English whose range and brilliance comes close to Shakespeare's. This title makes all Middleton's work accessible in a single volume
The Division of the kingdoms : Shakespeare's two versions of King Lear by Gary Taylor( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castration : an abbreviated history of western manhood by Gary Taylor( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The complete Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organized into histories (including the poems and sonnets), comedies, and tragedies, and grouped in chronological order within each volume
A reconstructed text of Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Pericles' was one of the most popular plays in the Jacobean theatre, and it has regained much of that popularity in the modern theatre. In a wide-ranging introduction, Roger Warren draws on his experience of the play in rehearsal and performance to explore the reasons for this enduring popularity
To analyze delight : a hedonist criticism of Shakespeare by Gary Taylor( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural selection by Gary Taylor( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is worth remembering? What gets passed down from one generation to another? What does it mean to be human? Culture, Gary Taylor argues, is not what was done but what is remembered, and the social competition among different memories is as dynamically complicated as the struggle for biological survival. That struggle for culture - driven by emotions as basic as grief, pride, and resentment - is the foundation of personal and national identity. Taylor illustrates his arguments by reintroducing us to imaginative achievements that continue to stimulate us long after their creation, from Stonehenge to Hollywood - including Oedipus, Casablanca, the paintings of Velazquez, Michelangelo's sculptures, Japanese literature, Native American narratives, science fiction, the music of Stravinsky, Shakespeare's plays, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. He also discusses the endurance of social phenomena as disparate as the global impact of the Old Testament and the evolving reputation of Richard Nixon
Shakespeare reshaped, 1606-1623 by Gary Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And another playwright (probably Thomas Middleton) transformed Measure for Measure by expanding and adapting Shakespeare's original. Together, these studies produce a new model of the transformation of Renaissance plays by a collective industry of the imagination
The Oxford handbook of Thomas Middleton( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 37 essays in The Oxford Handbook of Thomas Middleton reinterpret the English Renaissance through the lens of one of its most original, and least understood, geniuses. Shakespeare's younger contemporary and collaborator, Middleton wrote modern comedies, tragedies, tragicomedies, history plays, masques, pageants, pamphlets, and poetry. The largest collection of new Middleton criticism ever assembled, this ambitious Handbook provides a comprehensive, in-depth, cutting-edge reaction to OUP's Collected Works of Thomas Middleton, winner of the 2009 MLA prize for editing, the first complete scholarly text of his voluminous and diverse oeuvre. The Handbook brings together an international, cross-generational team of experts to discuss all these genres through an equally diverse range of critical approaches, from feminism to stylistics, ecocriticism to performance studies, Aristotle to Zizek. Reinterpretations of canonical plays such as The Changeling, Women Beware Women, The Roaring Girl, and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside mingle with explorations of neglected or recently-identified works. Middleton's dramatic use of dance, music, and clothing, Middletonian adaptation, his relationships to the classical world and to continental Europe, his fascinating explorations of sexuality and religion, all receive attention. The collection also provides new essays on modern and postmodern reactions to Middleton, including recent Middleton revivals and films, and living artists' responses to his work-responses that range from the actresses who play Middleton's women to writers in various genres who have been inspired by his artistry. The Handbook establishes an authoritative foundation for the rapidly-expanding growth of interest in this extraordinarily protean, funny, moving, disturbing, and modern writer."--Publisher's website
Writing race across the Atlantic world : medieval to modern by Phillip Beidler( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study comprises a set of lively, diverse, and original investigations into contemporary notions of race in the oceanic interculture of the Atlantic during the early modern period. Working across institutional boundaries of "American" and "British" literature in this period, as well as between "history" and "literature", ten essays address the ways in which cultural categories of "race"--Brown, red, and white, African-American and Afro-Caribbean, Spanish and Jewish, English and Celtic, native American and northern European, creole and mestizo - were constructed and adapted by early modern writers
The quest for Cardenio : Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the lost play( Book )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together leading scholars, critics, and theatre practitioners, this collection of essays is devoted to 'The History of Cardenio', a play based on Don Quixote and said to have been written by Shakespeare and the young man who was taking his place, John Fletcher
Moment by moment by Shakespeare by Gary Taylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Buying whiteness : race, culture, and identity from Columbus to hip hop
Alternative Names
Gary Taylor accademico statunitense

Gary Taylor American academic, author, and editor

Gary Taylor Literaturwissenschaftler

Taylor, Gary Sr

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Buying whiteness : race, culture, and identity from Columbus to hip hopWilliam ShakespeareThomas Middleton : the collected worksThe Division of the kingdoms : Shakespeare's two versions of King LearCastration : an abbreviated history of western manhoodThe complete Oxford ShakespeareA reconstructed text of Pericles, Prince of TyreCultural selection