The Meaning of Shakespeare, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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University of Chicago Press, Feb 15, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 408 pages
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In two magnificent and authoritative volumes, Harold C. Goddard takes readers on a tour through the works of William Shakespeare, celebrating his incomparable plays and unsurpassed literary genius.
  

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Review: The Meaning of Shakespeare (Volume 1)

User Review  - William Lashner - Goodreads

Quite simply one of the best books I have ever read. The essay on the Henry IV plays is worth its weight in gold. Goddard was a master and by far my favorite writer on Shakespeare. Read full review

Review: The Meaning of Shakespeare (Volume 1)

User Review  - Mimi Hunter - Goodreads

An interesting Critical interpretation of Shakespeare's plays. Read full review

Contents

II The Integrity of Shakespeare
15
III The Comedy of Errors
25
IV The Three Parts of Henry VI
28
V Titus Andronicus
33
VI Richard III
35
VII The Two Gentlemen of Verona
41
VIII Loves Labours Lost
48
IX The PoetPlaywright
55
XIV King John
140
XV Richard II
148
XVI Henry IV Part 1 Henry IV Part II The Merry Wives of Windsor
161
XVII Henry V
215
XVIII Henry VIII
269
XIX Much Ado about Nothing
271
XX As You Like It
281
XXI Twelfth Night
294

X The Taming of the Shrew
68
XI A MidsummerNights Dream
74
XII The Merchant of Venice
81
XIII Romeo and Juliet
117
XXII Julius Caesar
307
XXIII Hamlet
331
Index
387
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About the author (2009)

Harold C. Goddard (1878-1950) was the head of the English Department at Swarthmore College from 1909 to 1946.

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