1st Edition

The Winter's Tale Critical Essays

Edited By Maurice Hunt Copyright 1995
    448 Pages
    by Routledge

    444 Pages
    by Routledge

    A collection that includes a lengthy introduction describing historical trends in critical interpretations and theatrical performances of Shakespeare's play; 20 essays on the play, including two written especially for this volume (by Maurice Hunt and David Bergeron).

    critical The Critical Legacy; Part 1 Criticism; Chapter 1 The Characters of Shakespear's Plays The Winter's Tale, William Hazlitt; Chapter 2 Notes and Lectures upon ShakespeareNotes on The Winter's Tale, Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Chapter 3 More Prefaces to Shakespeare Preface to The Winter's Tale, Harley Granville-Barker; Chapter 4 Shakespeare's Workmanship The Winter's Tale, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch; Chapter 5 The Meaning of The Winter's Tale, F. David Hoeniger; Chapter 6 Recognition in The Winter's Tale, Northrop Frye; Chapter 7 Nature and Art in Renaissance Literature Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Edward W. Tayler; Chapter 8 The Triumph of Time in The Winter's Tale, Inga-Stina Ewbank; Chapter 9 Shakespeare and the Comedy of Forgiveness The Winter's Tale, Robert G. Hunter; Chapter 10 The Tragicomic Perspective of The Winter's Tale, Joan Hartwig; Chapter 11 Time, Sexual Love, and the Uses of Pastoral in The Winter's Tale, Peter Lindenbaum; Chapter 12 Shakespearean Romance Our Carver's Excellence: The Winter's Tale, Howard Felperin; Chapter 13 The Winter's Tale: The Triumph of Speech, Carol Thomas Neely; Chapter 14 “O my most sacred lady”: Female Metaphor in The Winter's Tale, Patricia Southard Gourlay; Chapter 15 Verbal Reminiscence and the Two-Part Structure of The Winter's Tale, Richard Proudfoot; Chapter 16 Poetry and Plot In The Winter's Tale, McDonald Russ; Chapter 17 Dream Works: Lovers and Families in Shakespeare's Plays From Matter to Magic: The Winter's Tale, Stockholder Kay; Chapter 18 The Labor of The Winter's Tale, Hunt Maurice; Chapter 19 The Apollo Mission in The Winter's Tale, David M. Bergeron; Part 2 Theatre Reviews; Chapter 20 The Times 26 March 1802, Drury-Lane Theatre; Chapter 21 The Times 29 November 1811, Covent Garden Theatre; Chapter 22 The Times 28 November 1845, Sadler's Wells Theatre; Chapter 23 The Times 29 April 1856, Princess's Theatre; Chapter 24 The Times 23 September 1912, Savoy Theatre; Chapter 25 The Times 28 June 1951, Phoenix Theatre; Chapter 26 From “Current Shakespearian Productions in England and France”, Alice Venezky; Chapter 27 From “Shakespeare in Britain”, Robert W. Speaight; Chapter 28 From “Interpretation or Experience? Shakespeare at Stratford”, Gareth Lloyd Evans; Chapter 29 “The Winter's Tale”, F. Laroque; Chapter 30 From “Shakespeare in Britain”, Robert W. Speaight; Chapter 31 From “‘The Shakespeare Plays’: Hamlet and the Five Plays of Season Three”, Kenneth S. Rothwell; Chapter 32 From “Interpretations of Shakespearian Comedy, 1981”, Roger Warren; Chapter 33 “The Shakespeare Plays on TV, The Winter's Tale”, Donald K. Hedrick; Chapter 34 “The Making of a Romantic Lead”, John Peter; Chapter 35 “A Kindergarten Monarch”, John Pitcher; Chapter 36 From “Shakespeare Performances in London, Manchester and Stratford-upon-Avon 1985–86”, Nicholas Shrimpton; Chapter 37 From “Shakespeare's Late Plays at Stratford, Ontario”, Roger Warren; Chapter 38 From “Shakespeare Performances in England, 1987–8”, Stanley Wells;


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