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Tragic instance : the sequence of Shakespeare's tragedies

Author: Ralph Berry
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tragic Instance follows Shakespeare's progress through his tragedies. The book accepts Kenneth Muir's prescription, "There is no such thing as Shakespearian Tragedy: there are only Shakespearian tragedies." Accordingly, each of the tragedies, from Titus Andronicus to Coriolanus, is studied in order of composition. Richard III and Richard II are included because each is described as "tragedy" on the title page. No  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berry, Ralph, 1931-
Tragic instance.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999
(OCoLC)607268540
Online version:
Berry, Ralph, 1931-
Tragic instance.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999
(OCoLC)609113994
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Berry
ISBN: 0874136857 9780874136852
OCLC Number: 40996030
Description: 228 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Titus Andronicus: Systemic Logic --
2. Richard III: Player and King --
3. Romeo and Juliet: The Sonnet World of Verona --
4. The Tragedy of Richard II --
5. Communal Identity and the Rituals of Julius Caesar --
6. "To say 'one'": An Essay on Hamlet --
7. Hamlet: Nationhood and Identity --
8. Class as Motivation in Othello --
9. Lear's System --
10. Macbeth: The Sexual Underplot --
11. Timon of Athens --
12. Antony and Cleopatra: Role-Player, Actress, Actor-Manager --
13. Sexual Imagery in Coriolanus --
14. Class Politics in Coriolanus.
Responsibility: Ralph Berry.

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Tragic Instance follows Shakespeare's progress through his tragedies. Each of the tragedies, including Richard III and Richard II, is studied in order of composition, and each explores the collusion  Read more...

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