The Meaning of Shakespeare, Volume 1

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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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Shakespeare Downheartedness:"The Meaning of Shakespeare" by Harold C. Goddard (1st volume) “Art is given us to redeem us. All we are in the habit of asking or expecting of it today is that it should ... Read full review

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Shakespeare Downheartedness:"The Meaning of Shakespeare" by Harold C. Goddard (2nd volume) “'King Lear is a miracle,' wrote a young woman who had just come under its incomparable spell. 'There is ... 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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Harold C. Goddard (1878-1950) was the head of the English Department at Swarthmore College from 1909 to 1946.

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