Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on Tragedies / Edition 1

Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on Tragedies / Edition 1

by Maynard Mack
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803282141

ISBN-13: 9780803282148

Pub. Date: 10/24/2008

Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback

"This is a sane, hugely compassionate book that captures much of what is great about Shakespeare's dramatic vision of human vicissitudes."-Washington Times. "The book is a pleasure-jargon-free and clearly organized. It is also wise. Like Coleridge, sometimes Mack opens up sudden illuminations we wonder we never saw before."-Choice.  See more details below

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"This is a sane, hugely compassionate book that captures much of what is great about Shakespeare's dramatic vision of human vicissitudes."-Washington Times. "The book is a pleasure-jargon-free and clearly organized. It is also wise. Like Coleridge, sometimes Mack opens up sudden illuminations we wonder we never saw before."-Choice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803282148
Publisher:
UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date:
10/24/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Everybody's Shakespeare1
2Audience and Play13
3Play and History39
4The Ambiguities of Romeo and Juliet69
5The Modernity of Julius Caesar91
6"The Readiness Is All": Hamlet107
7"Speak of Me as I Am": Othello129
8"We Came Crying Hither": King Lear151
9The Many Faces of Macbeth183
10The Stillness and the Dance: Antony and Cleopatra197
11What Happens in Shakespearean Tragedy231
Notes263
Index275

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