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Shakespeare the playwright : a companion to the complete tragedies, histories, comedies, and romances

Author: Victor L Cahn
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Praeger, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated, with a new introdView all editions and formats
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When Victor Cahn's Shakespeare the Playwright was issued in 1991, it was highly recommended for any general public library and for academic collections at all undergraduate levels (Choice) and viewed as a useful guide for the general reader, as well as high school and undergraduate students Library Journal. Now Professor Cahn has revised his introduction to make the context of Shakespeare's plays more meaningful to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Study guides
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor L Cahn
ISBN: 0275955222 9780275955229
OCLC Number: 33403208
Description: xix, 865 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Tragedies: Titus Andronicus --
Romeo and Juliet --
Julius Caesar --
Hamlet --
Othello --
King Lear --
Macbeth --
Antony and Cleopatra --
Coriolanus --
Timon of Athens --
The Histories: The First Tetralogy --
Henry VI, Part 1 --
Henry VI, Part 2 --
Henry VI, Part 3 --
Richard III --
King John --
The Second Tetralogy: Richard II, Henry IV, Part 1 --
Henry IV, Part 2 --
Henry V --
Henry VIII --
The Comedies: The Comedies of Errors --
The Taming of the Shrew --
The Two Gentlemen of Verona --
Love's Labor's Lost --
A Midsummer Night's Dream --
The Merchant of Venice --
The Merry Wives of Windsor --
Much Ado About Nothing --
As You Like It --
Twelfth Night --
Troilus and Cressida --
All's Well That Ends Well --
Measure for Measure --
The Romances: Pericles --
Cymbeline --
The Winter's Tale --
The Tempest --
Appendix 1: The Two Noble Kinsmen --
Appendix 2: The Royal Figures from the History Tetralogies --
Select Bibliography --
Character Index --
Index.
Responsibility: Victor L. Cahn.

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A guide to the 37 plays of William Shakespeare, based on the assumption that their appeal lies in the characters and focusing on the impact of the characters' actions and their use of language. The  Read more...

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