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Romeo and Juliet

Author: Harold Bloom; Janyce Marson
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2008.
Series: Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study guide contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on the play, plus an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a biography of Shakespeare.
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom; Janyce Marson
ISBN: 9780791095966 0791095967
OCLC Number: 183879813
Notes: This study guide contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on the play, plus an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a biography of Shakespeare.
Description: xii, 339 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series introduction --
Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Biography of William Shakespeare --
Summary of Romeo and Juliet --
Key passages in Romeo and Juliet --
List of characters in Romeo and Juliet --
Criticism through the ages --
Romeo and Juliet in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries --
"To the reader," from The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet / Arthur Brooke 1562 --
From the Speculum Mundi / John Swan 1635 --
From The Diary of Samuel Pepys / Samuel Pepys 1662 --
From The Conquest of Granada, second part, Defence of the Epilogue / John Dryden 1672 --
"Prologue," from History and Fall of Caius Marius / Thomas Otway 1680 --
Romeo and Juliet in the eighteenth century --
From Hamburgische Dramaturgie / Gotthold Ephraim Lessing 1767 --
From Notes on Shakespear's Plays / Samuel Johnson 1768 --
From "Shakespear," in A Complete History of the Stage / Charles Dibdin 1794. Romeo and Juliet in the nineteenth century --
From "Criticisms on Shakspeare's tragedies," from Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature / August Wilhelm Schlegel 1809 --
From "Romeo and Juliet," from Characters of Shakespear's Plays / William Hazlitt 1817 --
From "Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare with Introductory Remarks on Poetry, the Drama, and the Stage / Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1818 --
"Juliet," from Shakespeare's Heroines : Characteristics of Women : Moral, Poetical and Historical / Anna Jameson 1832 --
From "The first and second tragedy : Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet" from Shakespeare : A Critical Study of His Mind and Art / Edward Dowden 1872 --
"Shakespeare as dramatist," from Five Lectures on Shakespeare / Bernhard ten Brink 1895 --
"Shakespeare 'Italianate' : Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant of Venice," from Shakespeare and His Predecessors / Frederick S. Boas 1896. Romeo and Juliet in the twentieth century --
"Juliet's nurse," from Characters from Shakespeare / Walter de la Mare 1902 --
"Pure and impure poetry," from Kenyon Review / Robert Penn Warren 1943 --
"Romeo and Juliet : from The meaning of Shakespeare / Harold C. Goddard 1951 --
"Form and formality in Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare Quarterly / Harry Levin 1960 --
"Romeo and Juliet," from The Shakespearean Imagination / Norman N. Holland 1964 --
"Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare : The Pattern in His Carpet / Francis Fergusson 1970 --
"Romeo and Juliet : comedy into tragedy," from Essays in Criticism / Susan Snyder 1970 --
"The height," from Tragic Vision in Romeo and Juliet / James H. Seward 1973 --
"Romeo and Juliet," from Northrop Frye on Shakespeare / Northrop Frye 1986 --
"Introduction," from Romeo and Juliet (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations) / Harold Bloom 1986. "Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare's Tragic Cosmos / Thomas McAlindon 1991 --
"The ambiguities of Romeo and Juliet," from Everybody's Shakespeare : Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies / Maynard Mack 1993 --
"Introduction," from Romeo and Juliet (Bloom's Guides) / Harold Bloom 1996 --
Romeo and Juliet in the twenty-first century --
"Romeo and Juliet : an innovative tragedy," from Shakespeare : The Tragedies / John Russell Brown 2001 --
"Motion and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet," from Philosophy and Literature / Daryl W. Palmer 2006 --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Series Title: Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Janyce Marson.
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