Contemporary Legend: A Reader
Gillian Bennett, Paul Smith
Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 382 pages
Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate.
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