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Beyond tragedy : structure & experience in Shakespeare's romances

Author: Robert W Uphaus
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this compact, yet comprehensive exploration of Shakespeare's romances, Robert W. Uphaus suggests that the romances bring us to a realm of human and dramatic experience that is "beyond tragedy". The inexorable movement of tragedy toward death and a final close is absorbed in romance by a further movement in which death can lead to renewed life.
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Genre/Form: Tragicomedy
Tragicomedies
Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Uphaus, Robert W.
Beyond tragedy.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1981
(OCoLC)558708786
Online version:
Uphaus, Robert W.
Beyond tragedy.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1981
(OCoLC)608941633
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Uphaus
ISBN: 0813114411 9780813114415
OCLC Number: 7574045
Description: 150 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: One: Beyond Tragedy --
Two: Tragedy and the Intimations of Romance --
Three: Pericles and the Conventions of Romance --
Four: Cymbeline and the Parody of Romance --
Five: The Issues of The Winter's Tale --
Six: Prospero's Art and the Descent of Romance --
Seven: History, Romance, and Henry VIII.
Responsibility: Robert W. Uphaus.

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In this compact, yet comprehensive exploration of Shakespeare's romances, Robert W. Uphaus suggests that the romances bring us to a realm of human and dramatic experience that is "beyond tragedy". The inexorable movement of tragedy toward death and a final close is absorbed in romance by a further movement in which death can lead to renewed life.

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