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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2010.
Series: Bloom's guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"Edited and introduced by Yale University professor and distinguished literary critic Harold Bloom, Bloom's Guides are comprehensive study guides for both students and adults. Emphasizing summary and analysis, these guides are designed to provide the necessary materials with which readers can gain a better understanding of the most widely read works in Western literature." "Introductions by renowned critic Harold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9781604138139 1604138130
OCLC Number: 401141775
Description: 121 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: A.C. Bradley on some elements of Shakespearean tragedy --
Harry Levin on formality and spontaneity in Shakespeare's language of love --
Sara Munson deats on isolation, miscommunication, and adolescent suicide in the play --
Arthur F. Kinney on authority in Romeo and Juliet --
Stephen M. Buhler on Romeo and Juliet, media "repackaging," West Side story and Bruce Springsteen --
Peter S. Donaldson offers some thoughts on Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet --
Leslie Broder on heroism against the odds in the play --
Jay L. Halio on "authentic" versus "living" Shakespeare --
Glennis Byron on Romeo and Juliet : remade and recontextualized.
Series Title: Bloom's guides.
Other Titles: Romeo and Juliet
Responsibility: edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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"Edited and introduced by Yale University professor and distinguished literary critic Harold Bloom, Bloom's Guides are comprehensive study guides for both students and adults. Emphasizing summary and analysis, these guides are designed to provide the necessary materials with which readers can gain a better understanding of the most widely read works in Western literature." "Introductions by renowned critic Harold Bloom consider each work and its significance." "Brief biographical sketches offer insight into each author's life." ""The Story Behind the Story" details the circumstances surrounding the inception and development of the work. Summaries with analysis review and explain key points of each work." "Selections from critical essays written by leading scholars provide accessible explorations of the work." "Annotated bibliographies direct readers to additional materials on the subject and explain the importance of each"--Jacket.

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