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  1. The Winter's Tale

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Maurice Hunt

    A collection that includes a lengthy introduction describing historical trends in critical interpretations and theatrical performances of Shakespeare's play; 20 essays on the play, including two written especially for this volume (by Maurice Hunt and David Bergeron)....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Critical Essays

    Edited by June Schlueter

    Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Antony and Cleopatra

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Yashdip S. Bains

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Prophecy and Sibylline Imagery in the Renaissance

    Shakespeare’s Sibyls

    By Jessica L. Malay

    This book restores the rich tradition of the Sibyls to the position of prominence they once held in the culture and society of the English Renaissance. The sibyls — figures from classical antiquity — played important roles in literature, scholarship and art of the period, exerting a powerful...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shakespearean Criticism

    Edited by Various

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Reissuing works originally published between 1984 and 1995, this set brings back into print early volumes from the Shakespearean Criticism Series originally edited by Joseph Price. The books present selections of renowned scholarship on each play, touching on performances as well as the dramatic...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Henry IV, Parts I and II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by David Bevington

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. This volume points to the rich variety of critical responses to the Henry IV plays and their complexity. It includes selections from characteristic thought of the neoclassical age, character criticism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, historical and new...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Richard II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jeanne T. Newlin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1984. The four parts of this collection of articles, from 1601 to the 1970s, look at the historical and political dynamics of the play, the play in the theatre, the psychology of its characters, and its poetry and rhetoric. Bringing together the best that was written about...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Romeo and Juliet

    Critical Essays

    Edited by John F. Andrews

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1993. Presenting excerpts and articles on the themes and characters from the most famous story of young lovers, this collection brings together scholarship relating to the language, performance, and impact of the play. Ordered in three parts, the chapters cover analysis,...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Titus Andronicus

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Philip C. Kolin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1995. In three parts – introduction, criticism and reviews – this volume examines the goriest of Shakespeare’s works. The editor’s exhaustive introduction runs through the pattern of changing scholarship and commentary, introducing the key interests in the play, from its...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Twelfth Night

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Stanley Wells

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. Among the most frequently performed and high admired of Shakespeare’s plays, Twelfth Night is examined here in this collection of writings from well-known essayists and scholars. The chapters present to the modern reader discussions of the play to enhance understanding...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge