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Lectures on Shakespeare

Author: W H Auden; Arthur C Kirsch
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]
Series: Princeton classics.; W.H. Auden--critical editions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From one of the great modern writers, the acclaimed lectures in which he draws on a lifetime of experience to take the measure of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Reconstructed by Arthur Kirsch, these lectures offer remarkable insights into Shakespeare's plays and sonnets while also adding immeasurably to our understanding of Auden"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Auden, W.h.
Lectures on Shakespeare.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2019
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W H Auden; Arthur C Kirsch
ISBN: 9780691197951 0691197954 9780691197166 0691197164
OCLC Number: 1111982593
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Lectures; Henry VI, Parts One, Two, and Three; Richard III; The Comedy of Errors and The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Love's Labour's Lost; Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Taming of the Shrew, King John, and Richard II; The Merchant of Venice; Sonnets; Henry IV, Parts One and Two, and Henry V; Much Ado About Nothing; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Julius Caesar; As You Like It; Twelfth Night; Hamlet; Troilus and Cressida; All's Well That Ends Well; Measure for Measure; Othello; Macbeth; King Lear Antony and CleopatraCoriolanus; Timon of Athens; Pericles and Cymbeline; The Winter's Tale; The Tempest; Concluding Lecture; Appendix I: Auden's Saturday Discussion Classes; Appendix II: Fall Term Final Examination; Appendix III: Auden's Markings in Kittredge; Appendix IV: Example of Text Reconstruction; Textual notes; Index
Series Title: Princeton classics.; W.H. Auden--critical editions.
Responsibility: W.H. Auden ; reconstructed and edited by Arthur Kirsch ; with a new preface by the editor.

Abstract:

"From one of the great modern writers, the acclaimed lectures in which he draws on a lifetime of experience to take the measure of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Reconstructed by Arthur Kirsch, these lectures offer remarkable insights into Shakespeare's plays and sonnets while also adding immeasurably to our understanding of Auden"--

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