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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy
     

The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

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by Claire McEachern
 

ISBN-10: 0521793599

ISBN-13: 9780521793599

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of ten Shakespearean tragedies. It includes the four major tragedies and Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus and Timon of Athens. Chapters on a demanding theatrical genre are clear, concise and informative. They

Overview

This Companion acquaints the student reader with the forms, contexts, critical and theatrical lives of ten Shakespearean tragedies. It includes the four major tragedies and Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus and Timon of Athens. Chapters on a demanding theatrical genre are clear, concise and informative. They consider how Shakespearean tragedy originated, developed and diversified; and how it has fared in performance.

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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