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Shakespeare Criticism

Series Editor: Philip C Kolin

These comprehensive critical collections are a must-have for students, libraries and scholars alike. Each volume gathers the most influential criticism, key contemporary interpretations and reviews of the most influential productions of Shakespeare's masterworks.

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  1. As You Like It

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Edward Tomarken

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This essay collection offers a lengthy introduction describing trends in criticism and theatrical interpretation of As You Like It. Twenty-six major essays on the play, including several written especially for this volume highlight the work, coupled with twenty-three reviews of various productions,...

    Published August 25th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Pericles

    Critical Essays

    By David Skeele

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    Pericles: Critical Essays brings together the most essential critical essays and theatrical reviews of Shakespeare's play from the late 17th century to the present, providing a representative gathering of critical opinion of Pericles over the centuries. David Skeele's introduction identifies the...

    Published August 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Merchant of Venice

    Critical Essays

    Edited by John W. Mahon, Ellen Macleod Mahon

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This volume is a collection of all-new original essays covering everything from feminist to postcolonial readings of the play as well as source queries and analyses of historical performances of the play. The Merchant of Venice is a collection of seventeen new essays that explore the concepts of...

    Published August 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  4. Othello

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Philip Kolin

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    Including twenty-one groundbreaking chapters that examine one of Shakespeare's most complex tragedies. Othello: Critical Essays explores issues of friendship and fealty, love and betrayal, race and gender issues, and much more....

    Published December 21st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Hamlet

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Arthur F. Kinney

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, the international contributors to Hamlet: New Critical Essays contribute major new interpretations on the conception and writing, editing, and cultural productions of Hamlet. This book is...

    Published November 16th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Taming of the Shrew

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Dana Aspinall

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments...

    Published October 19th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Comedy of Errors

    Critical Essays

    By Robert S. Miola

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the...

    Published November 17th 2000 by Routledge

  8. A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Dorothea Kehler

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory....

    Published November 17th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Love's Labour's Lost

    Critical Essays

    By Felicia Hardison Londre

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating, and sources; character analysis; comic elements and verbal conceits; evidence of authorship; performance analysis;...

    Published November 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  10. Shakespeare's Sonnets

    Critical Essays

    Edited by James Schiffer

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays is the essential Sonnets anthology for our time. This important collection focuses exclusively on contemporary criticism of the Sonnets, reprinting three highly influential essays from the past decade and including sixteen original analyses by leading scholars...

    Published July 24th 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Macbeth: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Nick Moschovakis
    To Be Published October 27th 2014

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