Shakespeare, Pattern of Excelling Nature: Shakespeare Criticism in Honor of America's Bicentennial : from the International Shakespeare Association Congress, Washington, D. C., April 1976 (Google eBook)

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David M. Bevington, Jay L. Halio
University of Delaware Press, Jan 1, 1978 - Drama - 304 pages
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This collection of essays represents, in the view of the editors, the best critical work represented at the World Shakespeare Congress in 1976. The work of leading Shakespeareans is represented, along with the work of several younger scholars and critics on a wide variety of subjects.
  

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Contents

Shakespeare in America
17
The Search for the Good Society in Shakespeares Day and Our Own
26
Will and Testament
46
The Singularity of Shakespeare
66
Shakespeares Tragic Sense As It Strikes Us Today
81
Tragic Mysteries
88
Quarto and Folio King Lear and the Interpretation of Albany and Edgar
95
Feeding Dependency and Aggression in Coriolanus
108
Johnson Shakespeare and the Dyers Hand
152
Shakespeares Artistic Lapses
164
The Delapsing of Shakespeare
174
Truth and Relevance in Shakespeare Production
183
Suggestions
190
The Perception of Shakespeare on Stage and Screen
198
The Visual Arts of Shakespeares Day
210
A 1970s View
222

Falstaff and the Protestant Ethic
125
Shakespeare and the Abstraction of History
133
Merchant to Macbeth
136
The Man in the WorkReflections on a Reflection
143
Domination
230
Seminar Reports
241
A Complete List of Formal Topics and Addresses from the Program of the Congress
298
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