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Shakespeare : a very short introduction

Author: Germaine Greer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Very short introductions, 60.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A clear introduction to Shakespeare's plays, this volume examines them in detail and shows how Shakespeare dramatized moral and intellectual issues in such a way that his audience became dazzlingly aware of an imaginative dimension to daily life.-publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Germaine Greer
ISBN: 0192802496 9780192802491
OCLC Number: 48417207
Description: 158 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Life --
Poetics --
Ethics --
Politics --
Teleology --
Sociology.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 60.
Responsibility: Germaine Greer.
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Examines Shakespeare's plays, showing how he dramatized moral and intellectual issues in such a way that his audience became dazzlingly aware of an imaginative dimension to daily life. This book  Read more...

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the clearest and simplest explanation of Shakespeare's thought I have yet read Auberon Waugh robust and forthright. Hermione Lee, Observer Writing with full awareness that the plays were intended for Read more...

 
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