Measure for Measure (Norton Critical Editions)

Measure for Measure (Norton Critical Editions)

by William Shakespeare
     
 

This Norton Critical Edition looks at the full range of opinion and interpretation of this major play from its origins to the present day, from its “genius” (William Hazlitt) to its being a “hateful work, although Shakespearean throughout” (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), and beyond.See more details below

Overview

This Norton Critical Edition looks at the full range of opinion and interpretation of this major play from its origins to the present day, from its “genius” (William Hazlitt) to its being a “hateful work, although Shakespearean throughout” (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393931716
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/06/2009
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,366,747
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Abbreviationsix
Introduction
IThe Textxi
IIDatexxxi
IIISourcesxxxv
IVThe Playlv
(1)Formlv
(2)Themeslxiii
1.Justice and Mercylxiii
2.Grace and Naturelxxii
3.Creation and Deathlxxxiii
(3)Conclusionsxci
Measure for Measure1
Appendices
1.Sources151
(1)Letter of Joseph Macarius to George Pernezith151
(2)Extract from the Hecatommithi of Giraldi Cinthio155
(3)Extract from The Historie of Promos and Cassandra166
(4)Extract from Too Good to be True193
2.The Song, 'Take, o take those lips away' (IV. i)201

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