The Story of the Night: Studies in Shakespeare's Major Tragedies, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Story of the Night

Studies in Shakespeare's Major Tragedies, 1st Edition

By John Holloway

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First published in 1961.

Critiquing the critics, and examining the vocabulary of twentieth century criticism of the Shakespearean tragedies, John Holloway's book covers Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Timon of Athens and the themes of Shakespearean Tragedy and the idea of human sacrifice and the concepts of myth and ritual in literature.

Subject Categories

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