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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. A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Brown

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to – moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography – as...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shelley (Routledge Revivals)

    The Man and the Poet

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1909, with a second edition in 1923, this concise and easily accessible overview of Shelley’s life and work presents the poet not as popular legend would have it, but in a more objective light. A.Clutton-Brock notes his forthright and imperious attitude to life – a life in which...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Venus and Adonis

    Critical Essays

    By Philip C. Kolin

    This is the first collection of critical essays devoted exclusively to Shakespeare's first published work, his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis which established his reputation as the literary darling of London and the heir of Ovid. Particularly important is the book's coverage of the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Scenes from Shakespeare

    By Harry Levin

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Grail

    A Casebook

    Edited by Dhira B. Mahoney

    Whether it is a cup of plenty or the container of Christ's blood, the Holy Grail has always been a symbol of aspiration and longing. This volume surveys representations of the Holy Grail in literature, art, and film from the Middle Ages to the present day. A substantial introduction tracing the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Anatomy of Prose (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1954, this title is a companion to The Anatomy of Poetry as a literary guide for the student reader. Writing that students generally find it more challenging to analyse a passage of prose than a piece of poetry, Marjorie Boulton takes a systematic approach to the technical...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Anatomy of Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It is impossible to appreciate poetry fully without some knowledge of the various aspects of poetic technique. First published in 1953, with a second edition in 1982, this title explains all the usual technical terms in an accessible manner. Marjorie Boulton shows that it is possible to approach a...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

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