Essays, Mainly Shakespearean

January 18, 2007|
Essays, Mainly Shakespearean by Anne Barton
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Anne Barton''s essays on Shakespeare and his contemporaries are characterized by their combination of intelligence, humanity and elegance. In this linked but wide-ranging collection, addressing such topics as Shakespeare''s trust--and mistrust--of language, "hidden kings" in the Tudor and Stuart history play, and comedy and the city, Barton looks at both major and neglected plays of the period and the ongoing dialogue between them.
List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I: 1. 'Wrying but a little': marriage, law and sexuality in the plays of Shakespeare; 2. Love's Labour's Lost (1953); 3. Shakespeare and the limits of language (1971); 4. Falstaff and the comic community (1985); 5. As You Like It and Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's 'sense of an ending...
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Title:Essays, Mainly Shakespearean
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:408 pages, 9.02 X 5.94 X 0.94 in
Shipping dimensions:408 pages, 9.02 X 5.94 X 0.94 in
Published:January 18, 2007
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521032797

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