Form and Meaning in Drama: A Study of Six Greek Plays and of Hamlet, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Form and Meaning in Drama

A Study of Six Greek Plays and of Hamlet, 1st Edition

By H. D. F. Kitto

Routledge

360 pages

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Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive quality of criticism.

Table of Contents

1. Agamemnon 2. Choephori 3. Eumenides 4. Philoctetes 5. Antigone 6. Ajax 7. Greek and Elizabethan Tragedy 8. Religious Drama and its Interpretation 9. Hamlet 9.1 The Problem of Hamlet 9.2 Hamlet and the Oedipus 9.3 The First Six Scenes 9.4 Hamlet and Laertes 9.5. Hamlet and Ophelia 9.6. Hamlet and his Madness 9.7. The Players 9.8. Hamlet and Claudius 9.9 Providence 9.10. Conclusion

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

Reissuing works originally published between 1919 and 1988, Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet offers a selection of scholarship on the Shakespearean tragic play. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of dramatic and literary criticism.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT012000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Reference
LIT015000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare