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The wheel of fire : interpretations of Shakespearian tragedy

Author: G Wilson Knight
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1930, The Wheel of Fire is the masterwork of the brilliant English scholar G. Wilson Knight, in which he founded a new and influential school of Shakespearean criticism.

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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G Wilson Knight
ISBN: 0415255619 9780415255615 0415253950 9780415253956
OCLC Number: 47126842
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1930.
Description: xxii, 393 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: On the principles of Shakespeare interpretation --
The embassy of death: an essay on Hamlet --
The philosophy of Troilus and Cressida --
Measure for Measure and the Gospels --
The Othello music --
Brutus and Macbeth --
Macbeth and the metaphysic of evil --
King Lear and the comedy of the grotesque --
The Lear universe --
The pilgrimage of hate: an essay on Timon of Athens --
Shakespeare and Tolstoy --
Symbolic personification --
The Shakespearian metaphysic --
Tolstoy's attack on Shakespeare (1934) --
Hamlet reconsidered (1947).
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: G. Wilson Knight ; with an introduction by T.S. Eliot.
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'I confess that reading his essays seems to me to have enlarged my understanding of the Shakespearean pattern, which, after all, is quite the main main thing.' - T.S. Eliot

 
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