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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 67 new and published major works in the subject of Shakespeare — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  2. Focus on Macbeth

    Edited by John Russell Brown

    First published in 1982. Macbeth exercises a strange influence over readers and theatre audiences: the words of the text offer no easy clue to meaning or significance and in dramatic structure the play is very different from other Shakespearean tragedies. Many kinds of study are needed in order to...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare's Sililoquies

    By Ingeborg Boltz, Wolfgang Clemen

    First published in 1987. Often the best known and most memorable passages in Shakespeare's plays, the soliloquies, also tend to be the focal points in the drama. Twenty-seven soliloquies are examined in this work, illustrating how the spectator or reader is led to the soliloquy and how the drama...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Development of Shakespeare's Imagery

    By Wolfgang Clemen

    First published in 1951. The edition reprints the second, updated, edition, of 1977. When first published this book quickly established itself as the standard survey of Shakespeare's imagery considered as an integral part of the development of Shakespeare's dramatic art. By illustrating, through...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare

    Shakespeare has generated a critical literature that is unsurpassed in its richness and variety. Routledge has been responsible for a disproportionate share of this, especially through Methuen Academic, the original publisher of the Arden Shakespeare. Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare will...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Themes and Variations in Shakespeare's Sonnets

    By J B Leishman

    First published in 1961. This study analyses Shakespeare's treatment of the universal themes of Beauty, Love and Time. He compares Shakespeare with other great poets and sonnet writers - Pindar, Horace and Ovid, with Petrarch, Tasso and Ronsart, with Shakespeare's own English predecessors and...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. RLE: Shakespeare

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Shakespeare has generated a critical literature that is unsurpassed in its richness and variety. Routledge has been responsible for a disproportionate share of this, especially through Methuen Academic, the original publisher of the Arden Shakespeare. Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare will...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Mini-set B: Critical Studies

    During the three hundred years since his death Shakespeare has not merely retained his hold upon the English stage, but has also penetrated globally. No other writer can claim the position he occupies. When confronted with the enormous array of critics, it can be difficult to reach a reasoned...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. Mini-set E: Tragedies

    Including titles by Nicholas Brook, G B Harrison, Terence Hawkes, Ivor Morris, Kenneth Muir, Irving Ribner and F W Sternfeld the themes covered in this mini-set encompass religion, philosophy and music, with particular emphasis on the part they play in Shakespeare's tragedies....

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Mini-set A: Comedies

    Covering a time span of half a century (1938-1987) of publishing in Shakespeare studies, the books in this mini-set cover the sources of Shakespeare's Comedies, characterization and development within them, as well as studying theoretical and practical issues of the comic tradition.Authors include:...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Henry IV, Parts I and II: Critical Essays
    Edited by David Bevington
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  2. Richard II: Critical Essays
    Edited by Jeanne T. Newlin
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  3. Romeo and Juliet: Critical Essays
    Edited by John F. Andrews
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  4. Titus Andronicus: Critical Essays
    Edited by Philip C Kolin
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  5. Twelfth Night: Critical Essays
    Edited by Stanley Wells
    To Be Published November 30th 2014

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