Shakespeare's comedies (Book, 2004) []
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Shakespeare's comedies

Shakespeare's comedies

Author: William Shakespeare; Emma Smith
Publisher: Malden, Mass. Blackwell 2004
Series: Blackwell guides to criticism
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Criticism of Shakespeare's comedies has shifted from stressing their light-hearted qualities to giving a stronger sense of their dark aspects and social resonances. This work introduces key debates  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
comédie études diverses
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Emma Smith
ISBN: 0631220119 9780631220114 0631220127 9780631220121
OCLC Number: 834387104
Description: IX, 310 Seiten
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements 1 The Development of Criticism of Shakespeare's Comedies 2 Genre Marriage as Comic Closure False Immortality in Measure for Measure 3 Language Here Follows Prose Transfer of Title in Love's Labour's Lost 4 Gender and Sexuality Helena's Bed-trick The Homoerotics of Shakespearian Comedy 5 History and Politics Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Bottom's Up 6 Performance Kate: Interpreting the Silence As You Like It Index
Series Title: Blackwell guides to criticism
Responsibility: ed. by Emma Smith
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"clearly designed to make friendly that enormous and daunting edifice of Shakespeare criticism. [...] extremely helful historical and generic overviews" THES [and talking about all three books Read more...

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