Knowing Shakespeare

Senses, Embodiment and Cognition

  • Lowell Gallagher
  • Shankar Raman

Part of the Palgrave Shakespeare Studies book series (PASHST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Lowell Gallagher, Shankar Raman
    Pages 1-29
  3. Sean H. McDowell
    Pages 30-49
  4. Bruce R. Smith
    Pages 50-64
  5. Patricia Cahill
    Pages 82-101
  6. Shankar Raman
    Pages 116-136
  7. Howard Marchitello
    Pages 137-153
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 216-270

About this book


A collection of essays on the ways the senses 'speak' on Shakespeare's stage. Drawing on historical phenomenology, science studies, gender studies and natural philosophy, the essays provide critical tools for understanding Shakespeare's investment in staging the senses.


Hamlet Macbeth novel stage theatre William Shakespeare

Editors and affiliations

  • Lowell Gallagher
    • 1
  • Shankar Raman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusettsUSA

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