The Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of ten Shakespearean tragedies.
Table of ContentsPreface; 1. What is a Shakespearean tragedy? Tom McAlindon; 2. The language of tragedy Russ McDonald; 3. Tragedy in Shakespeare's career David Bevington; 4. Shakespearean tragedy printed and performed Michael Warren; 5. Religion and Shakespearean tragedy Huston Diehl; 6. Tragedy and political authority Michael Hattaway; 7. Gender and family Catherine Belsey; 8. The tragic subject and its passions Gail Kern Paster; 9. Tragedies of revenge and ambition Robert N. Watson; 10. Shakespeare's tragedies of love Catherine Bates; 11. Shakespeare's classical tragedies Coppélia Kahn; 12. The critical reception of Shakespeare's tragedies R. A. Foakes; 13. Antony and Cleopatra in the theatre Barbara Hodgdon.
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