Shakespeare, Contemporary Critical Approaches

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Harry Raphael Garvin, Michael Payne
Bucknell University Press, 1980 - Literary Criticism - 187 pages
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The study and criticism of Shakespeare has always been of major interest in the literary world but never more than in the last ten years. The essays in this volume explore Shakespeare's art that is complementary to the experience of his plays. The feelings of the essays create a sensitive atmosphere for creative study.
 

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Contents

Lucrece What hath your conceited painter wrought?
13
Circe Venus and the Whore of Babylon
31
Italian Cinquecento Art and Shakespeares Last Plays
56
Shakespeare and Marxism
89
Feudal and Bourgeois Concepts of Value in The Merchant of Venice
91
King Lear and the Social Dimensions of Shakespearean Tragic Form 16031608
106
Interpretations of The Tempest
119
Cracking the Code of The Tempest
121
Contrary Comparisons in The Tempest
132
Shakespeares Creation of a Fit Audience for The Tempest
142
The Perspective of The Tempest
154
Telling the Magician from the Magic in The Tempest
170
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