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Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Guide to Criticism / Edition 1
     

Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Guide to Criticism / Edition 1

by Emma Smith
 

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ISBN-10: 0631220100

ISBN-13: 9780631220107

Pub. Date: 10/06/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This Guide steers students through the critical writing on Shakespeare’s tragedies from the sixteenth century to the present day.
  • Guides students through four centuries of critical writing on Shakespeare’s tragedies.
  • Covers both significant early views and recent critical interventions.

Overview

This Guide steers students through the critical writing on Shakespeare’s tragedies from the sixteenth century to the present day.

  • Guides students through four centuries of critical writing on Shakespeare’s tragedies.
  • 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631220107
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/06/2003
Series:
Blackwell Guides to Criticism Series , #18
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Criticism 1592-1904:.

Part II: Twentieth-Century Criticism:.

1. Genre.

Overview.

2. Dollimore, King Lear and Essential Humanism.

Cavell, Coriolanus and Interpretations of Politics.

Character.

Overview.

3. Holland, The Resources of Characterisation in Othello.

Leverena, The Woman in Hamlet: An Interpersonal View.

Language.

Overview.

4. Kermode, Anthony and Cleopatra.

Evans, Imperfect Speakers.

Gender and Sexuality.

Overview.

5. Kahn, The Daughter’s Seduction in Titus Andronicus.

Newman, Femininity and the Monstrous in Othello.

History and Politics.

Overview.

6. Kastan, Macbeth and the Name of King.

Wilson, Is this a holiday? Shakespeare’s Roman Carnival.

Texts.

Overview.

7. Warren, Quarto and Folio King Lear.

Marcus, Bad Taste and Bad Hamlet.

Performance.

Overview.

8. Cox, Titus Andronicus.

Loehlin, Baz Luhrmann’s Millenial Shakespeare.

Bibliography.

Index.

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