Shakespearean Territories – forthcoming in October 2018 with University of Chicago Press

Progressive Geographies

Pleased to be able to share the cover of my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories – due out in October 2018 with University of Chicago Press.

Shakespearean Territories cover - Copy

As many people will recognise, the image is a detail of ‘the Ditchley Portrait‘ of Queen Elizabeth at the National Portrait Gallery.

No University of Chicago Press webpage yet, but you can read more about the book here. At the moment the only bookstore to have it listed is Blackwell’s.

Here’s the table of contents:

Introduction: Shakespearean Territories

  1. Divided Territory: The Geo-politics of King Lear
  2. Vulnerable Territories: Regional Geopolitics in Hamlet and Macbeth
  3. The Territories: Majesty and Possession in King John
  4. Economic Territories: Laws, Economies, Agriculture and Banishment in Richard II
  5. Legal Territories: Conquest and Contest in Henry V and Edward III
  6. Colonial Territories: From The Tempest to the Eastern Mediterranean
  7. Measuring Territories: The Techniques of Rule
  8. Corporeal Territories: The Political Bodies of

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