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Shakespeare's last plays : essays in literature and politics

Author: Travis Curtright; Stephen W Smith
Publisher: Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Lexington, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This analysis of "Pericles", "Prince of Tyre", "Cymbeline", "The Winter's Tale", "The Tempest", "All is True" and "The Two Noble Kinsmen" reveals how Shakespeare's thought in these final works  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Travis Curtright; Stephen W Smith
ISBN: 073910361X 9780739103616
OCLC Number: 186193194
Description: xii, 244 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Shakespeare's The Tempest: Tragicomedy and the Philosophic Hero Chapter 3 The Consolation of Romance: Providence in Shakespeare's Late Plays Chapter 4 Cymbeline in Context: The Regime Issue Chapter 5 Shakespeare against the Skeptics: Nature and Grace in The Winter's Tale Chapter 6 Henry VIII on Trial: Confronting Malice and Conscience in Shakespeare's All is True Chapter 7 Shakespeare's Realism in The Tempest Chapter 8 Pericles and "Mariana": T. S. Eliot's Search for the Transcedent in Late Shakespeare Chapter 9 Tragedy and Comedy in Shakespeare's Poetic Vision in The Winter's Tale Chapter 10 The Displaced Nativity in Cymbeline Chapter 11 Prospero's Second Sailing: Machiavelli, Shakespeare, and the Politics of The Tempest Chapter 12 The Soul of the Sojourner: Pericles, Prince of Tyre Chapter 13 "Fresh Piece of Excellent Witchcraft": Contemporary Theory and Shakespeare's Romances
Responsibility: edited by Stephen W. Smith and Travis Curtright.

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This collection will be really helpful to those who have grappled in capitvated puzzlement with Shakespeare's late plays. The Catholic sensibility; the philospher's heroism of his stand-in, Prospero; Read more...

 
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