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The Cambridge companion to Shakespearean comedy

Author: Alexander Leggatt
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An accessible, wide-ranging, and informed introduction to Shakespeare's comedies and romances. Rather than taking each play in isolation, the chapters trace recurring issues, suggesting both the continuity and the variety of Shakespeare's practice and the creative use he made of the conventions he inherited.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Leggatt
ISBN: 0521770440 9780521770446 0521779421 9780521779425 9780511998577 0511998570 9786610158997 6610158991
OCLC Number: 46660845
Description: xviii, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Shakespeare and comic tradition --
Theories of comedy / David Galbraith --
Roman comedy / Robert S. Miola --
Italian stories on the stage / Louise George Clubb --
Elizabethan comedy / Janette Dillon --
Popular festivity / François Laroque --
pt. 2: Shakespearean comedy --
Forms of confusion / John Creaser --
Love and courtship / Catherine Bates --
Laughing at "others" / Edward Berry --
Comedy and sex / Alexander Leggatt --
Language and comedy / Lynne Magnusson --
Sexual disguise and the theatre of gender / Barbara Hodgdon --
Matters of state / Anthony Miller --
The experiment of romance / Michael O'Connell.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Shakespearean comedy
Responsibility: edited by Alexander Leggatt.
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'This companion is invaluable to scholars of Shakespeare, early modern drama and theories of comedy. Wide ranging and eclectic in style and its appeal is far-reaching.' Renaissance Journal

 
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