Shakespeare

Shakespeare

by Stanley Wells

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“Stanley Wells commands particular attention. . . .In this new book he surveys with common sense, stylish prose, and the insight that comes from a lifetime of study, all the plays and poems, setting them against what is known of their creator’s life. . . . He is particularly attentive to theatrical values and alludes regularly to modern stage productions.” —Washington Post


Considering the playwright and his work, the author theorizes that Shakespeare's elusive personality is a result of his supremacy as a dramatist—that he submerged his identity in his characters—and assesses evolving meanings of the plays and poems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393315622
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/1959
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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