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Coriolanus

Author: David George
Publisher: New York ; London : Continuum, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Volumes in this series trace the course of Shakespeare criticism, play-by-play, from the earliest items of recorded criticism to the beginnings of the modern period. The focus of the documentary material is from the late 18th century to the first half of the 20th century. Thus the Series makes a major contribution to our understanding of the plays and of the traditions of Shakespearean criticsm as they have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Cnaeus Marcius Coriolanus; Cnaeus Marcius Coriolanus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David George
ISBN: 9781847141163 1847141161
OCLC Number: 1100851423
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1 Piety overcomes anger, [1687]; 2 The rules of decorum, 1710; 3 Truly great and truly Roman, 1721; 4 Not only the Spirit, but Manners, of the Romans, 1723; 5 Much my Favourite, 1730; 6 Reasoning up to the Truth of History, 1733; 7 Bred in the court of Nero, 1746; 8 Ill calculated for representation, 1755; 9 The petty cavils of petty minds, 1765; 10 The good sense and shrewd wit of Mencnius, 1765-85; 11 Heroism of a savage kind, 1774; 12 He becomes a man, at last, 1775; 13 The solemn should be kept apart from the ludicrous, 1784 14 Neither base nor treacherous, 179115 Scarce a master of numbers, 1792; 16 Rough, unpleasant, and perhaps disgusting character, 1795; 17 Those virtuous tribunes, 1796; 18 He vomits blasphemy, 1811; 19 Shakspeare's merry humour, 1815; 20 Severe sublimity of his character, 1817; 21 Pretensions, arrogance, and absurdity, 1817; 22 Philosophic impartiality, 1818-19; 23 Hazlitt's concentrated venom, 1818; 24 To one class of persons only is he proud, 1824; 25 The very spirit of classical antiquity, 1832; 26 The grandeur of sculpture, 1837-9; 27 Stern, contemptuous, and unpopular, 1840 28 Rottenness of popular rule, 184629 The stuff of a great general, 1849; 30 So finely blended, 1851; 31 Great virtues as well as great faults, 1855; 32 Virgilia, perfect type of wife and mother, 1855-94; 33 A play of arguments and intercessions, 1856; 34 Class-aggrandizement, 1863; 35 His virtues and his faults to extremes, 1863; 36 Incarnated, uncompromising feudalism, 1871; 37 His towering arrogance, 1872; 38 False to himself, 1873; 39 The man rises with his fall, 1875; 40 Partizan feelings and acts, 1876; 41 The pure embodiment of the aristocratic principle, 1876 42 The grandest woman in Shakspcre, 187743 Still a mystery, 1877; 44 Coriolanus' two sides, good and bad, 1880; 45 Volumnia Victrix, 1880; 46 Mary Arden Shakespeare as Volumnia, 1886; 47 Volumnia's self-control and fiery impulsiveness, 1887; 48 Tragic through his virtues, 1887; 49 A vindication of natural law, 1889; 50 Patrician Rome has conquered, 1889; 51 A pride Titanic, 1891; 52 A very inferior Satan, 1893; 53 A passionate excess of inherently noble traits, 1894; 54 A gigantic will and character, 1896; 55 War as a gigantic duel, 1896; 56 The subtle sin of egoism, 1898 57 An autocratically-minded poet, 189958 The greatest of Shakespear's comedies, 1903; 59 A noble, even a lovable, being, 1904; 60 Shakespeare the Nemesis, 1905; 61 The sin of pride, 1906; 62 The basest of human creatures, 1907; 63 The victim of his own passion, 1910; 64 One of the greatest of Shakespeare's creations, 1911; 65 A huge boy, 1912; 66 Only ward-politics, 1913; 67 An uncowardly Pistol, 1922; 68 The statue of a demi-god cast in bronze, 1922; 69 Plato's man of impulse, 1922; 70 The golden silence of Virgilia, 1922; 71 His ungovernable tongue, 1922
Responsibility: edited by David George.

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Volumes in this series trace the course of Shakespeare criticism, play-by-play, from the earliest items of recorded criticism to the beginnings of the modern period. The focus of the documentary  Read more...

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