Blackwell Guides to Criticism: Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Guide to Criticism

Editor/Author Smith, Emma
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley

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ISBN: 978-0-631-22009-1
Category: Language & Literature - British literature
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Criticism 1590-1904
  • 1 Before Bradley: Criticism 1590-1904
  • Part II: Twentieth-century Criticism
  • 2 Genre: An Overview
  • 3 Genre: Critical Extracts
  • King Lear and Essentialist Humanism - Jonathan Dollimore
  • Coriolanus and Interpretations of Politics - Stanley Cavell
  • 4 Character: An Overview
  • 5 Character: Critical Extracts
  • The Resources of Characterization in Othello - Peter Holland
  • The Woman in Hamlet: An Interpersonal View - David Leverenz
  • 6 Language: An Overview
  • 7 Language: Critical Extracts
  • Antony and Cleopatra - Frank Kermode
  • Imperfect Speakers - Malcolm Evans
  • 8 Gender and Sexuality: An Overview
  • 9 Gender and Sexuality: Critical Extracts
  • The Daughter's Seduction in Titus Andronicus - Coppélia Kahn
  • Femininity and the Monstrous in Othello - Karen Newman
  • 10 History and Politics: An Overview
  • 11 History and Politics: Critical Extracts
  • Macbeth and the ‘Name of King’ - David Scott Kastan
  • ‘Is This a Holiday?’ Shakespeare's Roman Carnival - Richard Wilson
  • 12 Texts: An Overview
  • 13 Texts: Critical Extracts
  • Quarto and Folio King Lear - Michael Warren
  • Bad Taste and Bad Hamlet - Leah Marcus
  • 14 Performance: An Overview
  • 15 Performance: Critical Extracts
  • Titus Andronicus - Brian Cox
  • Baz Luhrmann's Millennial Shakespeare - James N. Loehlin