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Published: 19 May 2011

336 Pages | 11 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199567645

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Stage, Stake, and Scaffold

Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Andreas Höfele

  • A fascinating new angle on early modern theatre with fresh readings of major Shakespeare plays
  • Reveals the remarkable similarities between the stage of the playhouse, the bear-baiting arena, and the scaffold of public execution
  • An insight into the significance of spectacle in Shakespeare's London
  • Participates in the highly topical human/animal debate

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