Shakespeare studies from Dr. Johnson to the contemporary-Shakespeare in performance (Theatre and Film)-Social, political and cultural aspects of the Elizabethan age-Shakespearean theatre and its characteristics-Shakespeare as a landmark in the history of World Drama.
Howard Jacobson: Shylock is My Name.
Akira Kurosawa: Ran.
Vishal Bhardwaj: Maqbool.
Cultural Reading of Shakespeare
Longhurst, Derek. “Not for All Time, But for an Age: An Approach to Shakespeare Studies”.
Brown, Paul. “This Thing of Darkness I Acknowledge Mine:’ The Tempest and the Discourse of Colonialism.”
Dollimore, Jonathan. “Introduction: Shakespeare, Cultural Materialism and the New Historicism”.
Loomba, Ania. “Shakespeare and Cultural Difference”.
Baker, Francis, Peter Hulme. “Nymphs and Reapers heavily vanish: The Discursive Contexts of The Tempest”.
Thompson, Ann. “King Lear and the Politics of Teaching Shakespeare”.
The Merchant of Venice.