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Shakespearian Comedy

1st Edition

By H. B. Charlton

Routledge

306 pages

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Description

First published in 1938.

This is a survey of Shakepeare's comedies which illustrates the playwright's increasing grasp on the art and idea of comedy.

Themes, characters and plays covered include: Romanticism in Shakespearian comedy; Shakespeare's Jew, Falstaff, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Dark Comedies.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT014000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Poetry
LIT015000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare