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American Shakespearean criticism, 1607-1865

Author: Alfred Van Rensselaer Westfall
Publisher: New York, The H.W. Wilson Co., 1939.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Westfall, Alfred Van Rensselaer, 1889-
American Shakespearean criticism, 1607-1865.
New York, The H.W. Wilson Co., 1939
(OCoLC)707689437
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Van Rensselaer Westfall
OCLC Number: 6480548
Notes: "This book began as a doctoral thesis at the University of Missouri. It has been completely rewritten since its presentation there in 1930"--Preface.
Description: xii, 305 pages 24 cm
Contents: The introduction of Shakespeare into America --
The first Shakespearean plays upon the American stage --
Charlotte Ramsay Lennox: the first American born Shakespearean critic --
The first American publications of Shakespeare --
The first complete American edition of Shakespeare --
The first Boston editions: 1802-1812 --
The first American variorum: 1805-1809 --
Editions from Dennie's to Peabody's --
The first American text founded upon original sources --
Verplanck's edition: 1844-1847 --
Simms' edition of the apocryphal plays --
Hudson's first edition: 1851-1858 --
Other editions, chiefly English reprints, up to 1865 --
Richard Grant White's edition: 1857-1865 --
Chronological list of American editions of Shakespeare: 1787-1865 --
Aesthetic criticism --
The moral justification of Shakespeare --
Acknowledgment of Shakespeare's preeminence as a poet --
American biographies of Shakespeare --
Our presidents as Shakespearean critics --
Character analysis of psychological criticism --
American studies of Hamlet --
Criticism of other major characters --
The sonnets --
American contributions concerning the sources of Shakespeare's dramatic material --
Lectures --
The Baconian school.
Responsibility: [by] Alfred Van Rensselaer Westfall.

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