First published in 1952.
An invaluable introduction to Shakespeare, this book places Shakespeare's work and criticism against the background of Elizabethan life in its historical, social, political, religious, linguistic and literary aspects.
Contents include: The Problem of Interpretation; Shakespeare at Work; Man and Society; Man and the Universe; The Inner Life.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Background; Chapter 2 The Problem Of Interpretation; Chapter 3 The Young Dramatist At Work; Chapter 4 Man and Society; Chapter 5 Man and the Universe; Chapter 6 The Inner Life;