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"Originally published in 1930, this classic of modern Shakespeare criticism proves both enlightening and innovative. Standing head and shoulders above all other Shakespearean interpretations, The Wheel of Fire is the masterwork of the brilliant English scholar G. Wilson Knight. Founding a new and influential school of Shakespearean criticism, The Wheel of Fire was Knight's first venture in the field - his writing sparkles with insight and wit, and his analyses are key to contemporary understandings of Shakespeare."--BOOK JACKET.
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Overview

"Originally published in 1930, this classic of modern Shakespeare criticism proves both enlightening and innovative. Standing head and shoulders above all other Shakespearean interpretations, The Wheel of Fire is the masterwork of the brilliant English scholar G. Wilson Knight. Founding a new and influential school of Shakespearean criticism, The Wheel of Fire was Knight's first venture in the field - his writing sparkles with insight and wit, and his analyses are key to contemporary understandings of Shakespeare."--BOOK JACKET.
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Editorial Reviews

T.S. Eliot
I confess that reading his essays seems to me to have enlarged my understanding of the Shakespearean pattern, which, after all, is quite the main thing.
Times Literary Supplement
For writing of this kind we cannot have too much respect.
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'I confess that reading his essays seems to me to have enlarged my understanding of the Shakespearean pattern, which, after all, is quite the main main thing.' - T.S. Eliot
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415050968
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1998
  • Edition description: 4TH, REVISED & ENLARGED
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 343
  • Product dimensions: 5.53 (w) x 8.38 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

G. Wilson Knight (1897-1985). Literary critic, playwright, poet and actor.

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Table of Contents

Prefatory Note
Introduction
1 On the Principles of Shakespeare Interpretation 1
2 The Embassy of Death: an Essay on Hamlet 17
3 The Philosophy of Troilus and Cressida 50
4 Measure for Measure and the Gospels 79
5 The Othello Music 109
6 Brutus and Macbeth 136
7 Macbeth and the Metaphysic of Evil 160
8 King Lear and the Comedy of the Grotesque 181
9 The Lear Universe 201
10 The Pilgrimage of Hate: an Essay on Timon of Athens 235
11 Shakespeare and Tolstoy 273
12 Symbolic Personification 283
13 The Shakespearian Metaphysic 291
14 Tolstoy's Attack on Shakespeare (1934) 306
15 Hamlet Reconsidered (1947) 338
App Two Notes on the Text of Hamlet (1947) 367
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