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Shakespeare
Critical Heritage Set

Edited By

Brian Vickers



ISBN 9780415444286
Published March 9, 2007 by Routledge

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Book Description

This six volume set covers critical perspective on Shakespeare from 1623 throught to 1801. The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's novels.
The carefully selected sources range from landmark essays in the history of criticism to journalism and contemporary opinion, and little published documentary material such as letters and diaries. Significant pieces of criticism from later periods are also included, in order to demonstrate the fluctuations in an author's reputation.
Each volume contains an introduction to the writer's published works, a selected bibliography, and an index of works, authors and subjects.
The Critical Heritage set will be available as a set of 68 volumes and the series will also be available in mini sets selected by period (in slipcase boxes) and as individual volumes.

Table of Contents

William Shakespeare (Vol 1) 1623-1692 ISBN 978-0-415-13404-0

William Shakespeare (Vol 2) 1693-1733 ISBN 978-0-415-13405-7

William Shakespeare (Vol 3) 1733-1752 ISBN 978-0-415-13406-4

William Shakespeare (Vol 4) 1753-1765 ISBN 978-0-415-13407-1

William Shakespeare (Vol 5) 1765-1774 ISBN 978-0-415-13408-8

William Shakespeare (Vol 6) 1774-1801 ISBN 978-0-415-13409-5

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