Shakespeare Survey by Kenneth MuirShakespeare Survey by Kenneth Muir

Shakespeare Survey

EditorKenneth Muir

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Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.

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Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship. Bate is a professor of Shakespeare a...
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Title:Shakespeare SurveyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:November 28, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521523591

ISBN - 13:9780521523592

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List of plates; 1. Old and new comedy Northrop Frye; 2. An approach to Shakespearian comedy V. Y. Kantak; 3. Shakespeare, Molière, and the comedy of ambiguity Michel Grivelet; 4. Comic structure and tonal manipulation in Shakespeare and some modern plays Herbert S. Weil, Jr; 5. Laughing with the audience: 6. The Two Gentlemen of Verona and the popular tradition of comedy Robert Weimann; 7. Shakespearian and Jonsonian comedy Robert Ornstein; 8. Two magian comedies: The Tempest and The Alchemist Harry Levin; 9. 'Thou that beget'st him that did thee beget': transformation in Pericles and The Winter's Tale C. L. Barber; 10. The words of Mercury Ralph Berry; 11. Why does it end well? Helena, Bertram, and The Sonnets Roger Warren; 12. Some dramatic techniques in The Winter's Tale William H. Matchett; 13. Clemency, will, and just cause in Julius Caesar John W. Velz; 14. Thomas Bull and other English Instrumentalists in Denmark in the 1580s Gunnar Sjögren; 15. Shakespeare in the early Sydney Theatre Eric Irvin; 16. The reason why: the Royal Shakespeare Season 1968 reviewed Gareth Lloyd Evans; 17. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study G. R. Hibbard, Leah Scragg and Richard Proudfoot; Index.