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The plays of Shakespeare : a thematic guide

Author: Victor L Cahn
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
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Touching viewers and readers with his presentation of social, moral, and political issues, Shakespeare holds ageless and unequaled appeal primarily because of the universal themes at the heart of his dramatic works. Shakespeare scholar Victor Cahn takes a unique approach to exploring the plays by identifying and explicating the themes that recur throughout the canon. Written in lively language, each of the 35 essays  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cahn, Victor L.
Plays of Shakespeare.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victor L Cahn
ISBN: 0313000298 9780313000294 9780313309816 0313309817
OCLC Number: 50175367
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 361 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acting --
Appearance versus Reality --
Clerics --
Commoners --
Cynicism --
Divine Right --
Fate --
Fathers and Daughters --
Fidelity --
Fools --
Forgiveness --
Gender --
Generations --
Honor --
Innocence --
Intoxication --
Justice --
Language --
Love and Romance --
Machiavels --
Madness --
Male Friendship --
Marriage --
Money --
Mortality --
Nationalistic Pride and Prejudice --
Nature --
Order --
Politics --
Power --
Reason versus Passion --
Revenge --
Supernatural Phenomena --
The Tragic Flaw --
War.
Responsibility: Victor L. Cahn.

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This literary resource serves myriad uses: enabling students to trace the thread of a theme; to compare its treatment in several plays; and to understand better a play, its characters, plot and  Read more...

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