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Shakespeare : modern essays in criticism /
edited by Leonard F. Dean.
edition
Rev. ed.
imprint
London : Oxford University Press, c1967.
description
x, 476 p.
ISBN
0195006887
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Book
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imprint
London : Oxford University Press, c1967.
isbn
0195006887
contents note
The argument of comedy / Northrop Frye, p. [79]-89.
catalogue key
1450958
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Leonard F. Dean is Professor Emeritus of English at New York University. He has been Professor and Chairman of the Department of English at the University of Illinois, and has held the same rank at the University of Connecticut and at Tulane University.
Summaries
Main Description
These thirty essays reflect contemporary interest in poetic language, the aesthetics of drama, the Elizabethan theater, and Renaissance modes of thought. Nine new essays chosen from critical writings of the last decade bring the volume up to date and increase its usefulness for both classroom and independent study. Book jacket.
Main Description
These thirty essays reflect contemporary interest in poetic language, the aesthetics of drama, the Elizabethan theater, and Renaissance modes of thought. The selections provide an excellent sampling of both contrasting and complementary viewpoints and have been drawn from the work of suchdistinguished modern critics as H. Granville-Barker, Northrop Frye, L.L. Barber, Robert Ornstein, Mark Van Doren, and Reuben Brower.
Table of Contents
Shakespeare's Audience: Modern Appraisalsp. 3
The Life of Our Design: The Function of Imagery in the Poetic Dramap. 19
The Merchant of Venicep. 37
The Imagery of Romeo and Julietp. 72
The Argument of Comedyp. 79
A Midsummer-Night's Dreamp. 90
Much Ado About Nothingp. 103
As You Like Itp. 114
The Masks of Twelfth Nightp. 134
From Ritual to Comedy: An Examination of Henry IVp. 144
Richard IIp. 167
From Richard II to Henry V: A Closer Viewp. 188
"Or else were this a savage spectacle,"p. 206
Hamlet and the Tragedy of Revengep. 218
The Imagery of Hamletp. 227
The World of Hamletp. 242
The Problem Playsp. 263
Troilus in Shapes of Infinite Desirep. 283
Tragedy and the "Kingdom of Ends,"p. 295
Source and Motive in Macbeth and Othellop. 317
Wit and Witchcraft: An Approach to Othellop. 329
Macbethp. 346
The Catharsis of King Learp. 361
The Fool and Handy-Dandyp. 377
The Ethic of the Imagination: Love and Art in Antony and Cleopatrap. 389
Coriolanusp. 405
"Great Creating Nature": An Essay on The Winter's Talep. 423
Shakespeare and the Nature of Man: The Tempestp. 456
The Tempestp. 462
The Economy of the Closed Heartp. 467
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