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The wheel of fire : interpretations of Shakespearian tragedy

The wheel of fire : interpretations of Shakespearian tragedy

Author: George Wilson Knight; T S Eliot
Publisher: London Routledge 2001
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Originally published in 1930, The Wheel of Fire is the masterwork of the brilliant English scholar G. Wilson Knight, in which he founded a new and influential school of Shakespearean criticism.


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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Wilson Knight; T S Eliot
ISBN: 0415253950 9780415253956 0415255619 9780415255615
OCLC Number: 248547206
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1930
Description: XXII, 393 Seiten
Contents: Prefatory note -- Introduction by T. S. Eliot -- 1 On the Principles of Shakespeare Interpretation -- 2 The Embassy of Death: an Essay on Hamlet -- 3 The Philosophy of Troilus and Cressida -- 4 Measure for Measure and the Gospels -- 5 The Othello Music -- 6 Brutus and Macbeth -- 7 Macbeth and the Metaphysic of Evil -- 8 King Lear and the Comedy of the Grotesque -- 9 The Lear Universe -- 10 The Pilgrimage of Hate: an Essay on Timon of Athens -- 11 Shakespeare and Tolstoy -- 12 Symbolic Personification -- 13 The Shakespearian Metaphysic -- 14 Tolstoy's Attack on Shakespeare (1934) -- 15 Hamlet Reconsidered (1947) -- Appendix: two notes on the text of hamlet (1947).
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: G. Wilson Knight. With an introd. by T.S. Eliot


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