Shakespeare's Comedies

Shakespeare's Comedies

by Emma Smith
     
 

This Guide introduces students to critical writing on Shakespeare’s comedies over the last four centuries.

  • Guides students through four centuries of critical writing on Shakespeare’s history plays.
  • Covers both significant early views and recent critical interventions.
  • Substantial editorial

Overview

This Guide introduces students to critical writing on Shakespeare’s comedies over the last four centuries.

  • Guides students through four centuries of critical writing on Shakespeare’s history plays.
  • Covers both significant early views and recent critical interventions.
  • Substantial editorial material links the articles and places them in context.
  • Annotated suggestions for further reading allow students to investigate further.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"clearly designed to make friendly that enormous and daunting edifice of Shakespeare criticism. [...] extremely helful historical and generic overviews" THES

[and talking about all three books together:]

"Altogether, either as the source of critical thinking or as reference guides and bibliographies, these volumes will prove convenient and interesting as auhtoritatively conducted tours of their domains." THES

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631220114
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Series:
Blackwell Guides to Criticism Series, #15
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Emma Smith is Fellow of Hertford College and Lecturer in English at Oxford University. Her publications include Thomas Kyd: The Spanish Tragedie (ed. 1998) and Shakespeare in Production: Henry V (2000).

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