A Companion to Shakespeare s Works The Comedies

This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism.

A Companion to Shakespeare s Works  The Comedies

This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Examines each of Shakespeare’s plays and major poems, using all the resources of contemporary criticism, from performance studies to feminist, historicist, and textual analysis. Volumes are organized in relation to generic categories: namely the histories, the tragedies, the romantic comedies, and the late plays, problem plays and poems. Each volume contains individual essays on all texts in the relevant category, as well as more general essays looking at critical issues and approaches more widely relevant to the genre. Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare studies at the dawning of the twenty-first century. This companion to Shakespeare’s comedies contains original essays on every comedy from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to Twelfth Night as well as twelve additional articles on such topics as the humoral body in Shakespearean comedy, Shakespeare’s comedies on film, Shakespeare’s relation to other comic writers of his time, Shakespeare’s cross-dressing comedies, and the geographies of Shakespearean comedy.

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A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, The Comedies
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-26 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
A Companion to Shakespeare's Works
Language: en
Pages: 1976
Authors: Richard Dutton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-06-09 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Organized in relation to generic categories: namely, the tragedies, the histories, the comedies, and the poems, problem comedies and late plays. Brings together new essays from a diverse, international group
A Companion to Shakespeare's Works
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-26 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This four-volume "Companion to Shakespeare's Works, " compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Complementing David Scott Kastan's "A Companion to Shakespeare" (1999), which focused on Shakespeare as an author in his historical context, these volumes examine each of his plays and major
A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume I
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume II
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-26 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.