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  • Shakespeare, Spenser, Donneby Frank Kermode

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1971. This collection of essays discusses some of the central works and areas of literature in the Renaissance period of cultural history. Contents include: Spenser and the Allegorists; The Faerie Queene , I and V; The Cave of Mammon; The Banquet of Sense; John Donne; The Patience of Shakespeare; Survival fo the Classic; Shakespeare's... more...

  • Shakespeare's Dramatic Structuresby Anthony Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1986. The focus of this book is the dramatic strategies of scenic repetition and character separation. The author traces the way in which Shakesperare often presents recurring gestures, dramatic interactions, and complex scenic structures at widely separated intervals in a play - thereby providing an internal system of cross-reference... more...

  • Shakespeareby Allardyce Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1952. An invaluable introduction to Shakespeare, this book places Shakespeare's work and criticism against the background of Elizabethan life in its historical, social, political, religious, linguistic and literary aspects. Contents include: The Problem of Interpretation; Shakespeare at Work; Man and Society; Man and the Universe;... more...

  • Shakespeare as Collaboratorby Kenneth Muir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This edition first published in 1960. This book discusses the extent of Shakespeare's collaboration in the plays of Edward III, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Pericles and the lost Cardenio . It includes chapters on the dramatic value of the plays irrespective of authorship. more...

  • Visionary Drearinessby Markus Poetzsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Visionary Dreariness: Readings in Romanticism?s Quotidian Sublime undertakes a reconceptualization of the theoretical and experiential framework of the Romantic sublime by shifting the focus from Burke?s and Kant?s prescriptions of natural vastness and grandeur to the narrower but no less wondrous spaces, objects and experiences of everyday life.... more...

  • Shakespearian Comedyby H. B. Charlton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1938. This is a survey of Shakepeare's comedies which illustrates the playwright's increasing grasp on the art and idea of comedy. Themes, characters and plays covered include: Romanticism in Shakespearian comedy; Shakespeare's Jew, Falstaff, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Dark Comedies. more...

  • Shakespeare and the Confines of Artby Philip Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1968. By selective study of certain of the comedies, tragedies and sonnets, Philip Edwards views Shakespeare's work as a whole and explains why his art developed as it did. The work which the author sees Shakespeare striving to create is the perfect fusion of comedy and tragedy and he suggests that we are watching the progress... more...

  • Shakespeareby R A Foakes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    First published in 1971. This volume explains and analyses the last plays of Shakespeare as dramatic structures. Beginning from the dark comedies, the author describes the ways in which Shakespeare was affected by the new techniques and possibilities for drama opened up by the innovations of the years after 1600, notably by the rise in children's... more...

  • Old Vic Prefacesby Hugh Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Old Vic Prefaces is a collection of the author's talks to the actors on those plays which he produced, while a Director of the Old Vic from 1949 to 1953. The prefaces are unique in that they relate to actual performances, and each preface is followed by a short post-script in which the producer draws attention to some point that arose in production... more...

  • Shakespeare's Tragediesby G B Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1951. G B Harrison here recognizes that Shakespeare's tragedies were intended for performance in a theatre and that the playwright's conspicuous gift among his contemporaries was a sympathy for joy and sorrow, pity and terror, and right and wrong of his people. The plays covered are: Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, Julius... more...