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Edwards, Philip

Overview
Works: 54 works in 502 publications in 3 languages and 12,392 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Biography  Diaries  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR625, 822.33
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Publications about Philip Edwards
Publications by Philip Edwards
Most widely held works by Philip Edwards
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Prince Hamlet faces the challenge of avenging his father's murder in this tragic story of revenge
Shakespeare and the confines of art by Philip Edwards( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 842 libraries worldwide
First published in 1968. By selective study of certain of the comedies, tragedies and sonnets, Philip Edwards views Shakespeare's work as a whole and explains why his art developed as it did. The work which the author sees Shakespeare striving to create is the perfect fusion of comedy and tragedy and he suggests that we are watching the progress of a mind as acutely conscious as anyone today of the disorder and lack of meaning in the world. Nevertheless, it remains faithful to the possibility that within the imaginable forms of drama there exists that play which will satisfy the basic
Thomas Kyd and early Elizabethan tragedy by Philip Edwards( Book )
38 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 801 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare : a writer's progress by Philip Edwards( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's styles : essays in honour of Kenneth Muir by Phillip Edwards( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 libraries worldwide
The story of the voyage : sea-narratives in eighteenth-century England by Philip Edwards( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Threshold of a nation : a study in English and Irish Drama by Philip Edwards( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Swift, 1667-1967; a Dublin Tercentenary tribute by Roger Joseph McHugh( Book )
20 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 libraries worldwide
The plays and poems of Philip Massinger by Philip Massinger( Book )
27 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Titles include: 'The Fatal Dowry', 'The Maid of Honour', 'The Duke of Milan' and 'The Bondsman'
Last voyages--Cavendish, Hudson, Ralegh : the original narratives by Cavendish( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Sir Walter Ralegh by Philip Edwards( Book )
34 editions published between 1953 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Aspects of Othello : articles reprinted from Shakespeare survey by Kenneth Muir( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Aspects of Macbeth : articles reprinted from Shakespeare survey by Kenneth Muir( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Contains scholarly articles examining various elements of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth."
The journals of Captain Cook by James Cook( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
"Captain Cook's Journals provide his vivid first-hand account of three extraordinary expeditions. These charted the entire coast of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, and brought back detailed descriptions of Tahiti, Tonga and a host of, until then, unknown islands in the Pacific. The journals amply reveal the determination, courage and skill which enabled Cook to wrestle with the continuous dangers of uncharted seas and the problems of achieving a relationship with the peoples whose unannounced guest he became."--Jacket
Sea-mark : the metaphorical voyage, Spenser to Milton by Philip Edwards( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Concentrating on the way voyage metaphors offer illuminating insights into well-known works, this book suggests some radical reinterpretations of works including Othello, Donne's Hymn to God My God in Sickness, and Bacon's essay on Adversity
Pilgrimage and literary tradition by Philip Edwards( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"In this original and wide-ranging book, Philip Edwards examines the theme of pilgrimage in the works of a variety of major writers, including Shakespeare, Conrad, T.S. Eliot, Yeats and Heaney. Edwards considers the original and early uses of the terms 'pilgrim' and 'pilgrimage' in life and literature, and demonstrates the importance, vitality and flexibility of pilgrimage as a literary theme over the centuries. The emphasis is almost wholly on post-Reformation writers, analysing the theme of pilgrimage in major works where previously it has not been thought to exist, and marking an important departure from traditional studies of the pilgrim and pilgrimage in literature. With the character of Hamlet central to the discussion, Edwards argues the emergence in Shakespeare of a new tragic vision of pilgrimage, which perhaps had its beginnings in ancient Irish literature. This is a ground-breaking and unusual study, which encompasses centuries under a common, and vital, theme."--Jacket
The Revels history of drama in English by John Clyde Loftis( Book )
37 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
 
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Edwards, P.
Edwards, Philip W. 1923-
Edwards, Philip Walter 1923-
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