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  1. King Lear

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Kenneth Muir

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1984. With selections organised chronologically, this collection presents the best writing on one of Shakespeare’s most studied plays. The structure displays the changing responses to the play and includes a wide range of criticism from the likes of Coleridge, Hazlitt,...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Shakespeare's Sources

    Comedies and Tragedies

    By Kenneth Muir

    First published in 1957. This book finds discovers what the sources to Shakespeare's Comedies and Tragedies really were, considers the dramatic reasons for Shakespeare's departure from them and provides many examples of the way in which he made use of his general reading for particular scenes and...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare's Drama

    By Una Ellis-Fermor

    Edited by Kenneth Muir

    First published in 1980. This collection of essays by the first General Editor of the New Arden Shakespeare brings together the best of Ellis-Fermor's Shespearean criticism, in addition to outstanding essays on Coriolanus and Troilus and Cressida. Collected and edited by Kenneth Muir, the book is...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Shakespeare's Sonnets

    By Kenneth Muir

    This edition first published in 1979. Discussing Shakespeare's sonnets in relation to sonnets by Italian, French and English poets, Kenneth Muir shows how they were influenced by Shakespeare's reading of Sidney, Erasmus and Ovid and discusses their art in terms of construction, sound patterns and...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

    By Kenneth Muir

    First published in 1977. This book ascertains what sources Shakespeare used for the plots of his plays and discusses the use he made of them; and secondly illustrates how his general reading is woven into the texture of his work. Few Elizabethan dramatists took such pains as Shakespeare in the...

    Published February 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Shakespeare as Collaborator

    By Kenneth Muir

    This edition first published in 1960. This book discusses the extent of Shakespeare's collaboration in the plays of Edward III, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Pericles and the lost Cardenio. It includes chapters on the dramatic value of the plays irrespective of authorship....

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Shakespeare the Dramatist

    And other papers

    By Una Ellis-Fermor

    Edited by Kenneth Muir

    First published in 1961. On her death, Professor Ellis-Fermor left behind some uncollected essays and part of a book on Shakespeare the Dramatist. This volume includes the chapters of the unfinished work and three further articles on Shakespeare. It discusses Shakespeare's methods with regard to...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

    By Kenneth Muir

    First published in 1972. The emphasis of this book is that each of Shakespeare's tragedies demanded its own individual form and that although certain themes run through most of the tragedies, nearly all critics refrain from the attempt to apply external rules to them. The plays are almost always...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

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