Tragedies, Volume 2: Introduction By Tony Tanner

byWilliam ShakespeareIntroduction byTony Tanner

October 26, 1993|
Tragedies, Volume 2: Introduction By Tony Tanner by William Shakespeare
Earn 140 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Out of stock online.
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store


We read Shakespeare line by line for his supernatural mastery of all the poetic resources of the English language, and play by play for his utterly human, utterly intimate feeling for our condition as individuals and as social beings.  Through these works, which deal with the transcendence and the corruption of love, the exigencies of power, the domination of fate, and the algebra of human need, an entire civilization has come to understand its character and its destiny.

(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He was one of eight children born to John Shakespeare, a merchant of some standing in his community. William probably went to the King’s New School ...
Title:Tragedies, Volume 2: Introduction By Tony Tanner
Product dimensions:904 pages, 8.3 X 5.2 X 1.6 in
Shipping dimensions:904 pages, 8.3 X 5.2 X 1.6 in
Published:October 26, 1993
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780679423065

Recently Viewed