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Shakespeare (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Raymond Macdonald Alden

Routledge

376 pages

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Description

This fascinating title, first published in 1922, presents a detailed overview of the life and works of Shakespeare. Alden first considers Shakespeare’s Elizabethan context, alongside exploring the Classical and Italian foundations, political theories, concepts and theatrical trends that influenced his works. Next, a comprehensive biography provides insight into Shakespeare’s probable education, relationships and contemporaries. The final sections are devoted to the genres into which Shakespeare’s works have been categorised, with full analyses of and backgrounds to the poems, histories, comedies and tragedies. An important study, this title will be of particular value to students in need of a comprehensive overview of Shakespeare’s life and works, as well as the more general inquisitive reader.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Age 2. Life and Works 3. The Poems 4. The Chronicle-Histories 5. The Comedies 6. The Tragedies 7. The Tragi-Comedies 8. Shakespeare

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Routledge Revivals

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
DRA010000
DRAMA / Shakespeare
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT015000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare