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  1. Jacobean Public Theatre

    By Alexander Leggatt

    Series: Theatre Production Studies

    Jacobean Public Theatre recovers for the modern reader the acting, production and performance values of the public theatre of Jacobean London. It relates this drama to the popular culutre of the day and concludes with a close study of four important plays, including King Lear, which emerge in an...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Shakespeare's Comedy of Love

    By Alexander Leggatt

    First published in 1987. This study removes some of the critical puzzles that Shakespeare's comedies of love have posed in the past. The author shows that what distinguishes the comedies is not their similarity but their variety - the way in which each play is a new combination of essentially...

    Published September 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. William Shakespeare's Macbeth

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

    Edited by Alexander Leggatt

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a timeless tale of love, greed and power, which has given rise to heated debates around such issues as the representation of gender roles, political violence and the dramatisation of evil. Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Shakespeare’s play presents:...

    Published December 13th 2005 by Routledge

  4. English Stage Comedy 1490-1990

    Edited by Alexander Leggatt

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 20th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Shakespeare's Political Drama

    The History Plays and the Roman Plays

    By Alexander Leggatt

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 9th 1989 by Routledge

  6. English Drama

    Shakespeare to the Restoration 1590-1660

    By Alexander Leggatt

    Series: Longman Literature In English Series

    The most important period in the history of English drama is revealed in Alexander Leggatt's challenging account. The author considers English drama from the beginning of Shakespeare's career to the restoration of Charles II. Focusing on Shakespeare and the development of his art, he examines all...

    Published March 7th 1988 by Routledge

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