A Preface to Shakespeare's Tragedies

Michael Mangan

Editura: Longman
This book is a study of four of Shakespeare's major tragedies - "Hamlet", "Othello", "King Lear" and "Macbeth". It looks at these plays in a variety of contexts - both in isolation and in relation to each other and to the cultural, ideological, social and political contexts which produced them.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : List of illustrations

    Part One: Shakespeare's England
    1. Religious and philosophical developments.
    2. Government and authority.
    3. Elizabethan and Jacobean society
    4. `Words, words, words': Shakespeare's English.
    5. Plays into print.

    Part Two: Shakespeare and the theatre of his time
    6. Elizabethan and Jacobean tragedy.
    7. Shakespeare's theatre
    8. Plays and audiences

    Part Three: Critical Analysis
    9. Hamlet.
    10. Othello.
    11. King Lear.
    12. Macbeth. Postscript: What lies beyond tragedy?

    Part Four: Reference Section
    Short biographies
    Further reading
    Appendix: The theatres of Shakespeare's London

  • Data Publicarii : 1991
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 256
  • ISBN : 9780582355033
343.99 Lei
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