The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

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by Claire McEachern
     
 

The Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of ten Shakespearean tragedies.See more details below

Overview

The Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of ten Shakespearean tragedies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521793599
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 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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