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William Shakespeare

Author: Terry Eagleton
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1987, ©1986.
Series: Rereading literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a bold and original reinterpretation of almost all of Shakespearea s major plays, in the light of the Marxist, feminist and semiotic ideas of our own time.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton
ISBN: 0631145540 9780631145547 0631145532 9780631145530
OCLC Number: 12695631
Description: x, 114 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Language: Macbeth, Richard II, Henry IV --
Desire: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night --
Law: The Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida --
Nothing: Othello, Hamlet, Coriolanus --
Value: King Lear, Timon of Athens, Antony and Cleopatra --
Nature: As You Like It, The Winter's Tale, The Tempest.
Series Title: Rereading literature.
Responsibility: Terry Eagleton.


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"Brilliant little book ... dazzling and exhilarating ... Eagleton is alive to the excitement and originality of a great playwright." Sunday Times "When you read this book you feel Eagletona s Read more...

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