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Shakespeare's tragedies [electronic resource] /
edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
imprint
Broomall, PA : Chelsea House Publishers, c2000.
description
118 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0791052427 (hc)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Broomall, PA : Chelsea House Publishers, c2000.
isbn
0791052427 (hc)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8524458
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-116) and index.
A Look Inside
First Chapter
This edition of Bloom's Major Dramatists takes another look at William Shakespeare. The Bard's five major tragedies are recognized as the supreme accomplishments of Western literature. This text offers criticism on Shakespeare's Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra.
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
- History's greatest playwrights are covered in one set- Expert analyses by Harold Bloom and other notable critics- Ideal for class use- A must for all serious students of literature- Edited by an award-winning writer/educatorEach Volume, Covering Three To Five Plays, Includes: - User's guide- Editor's note and introduction by Harold Bloom- A comprehensive biography of the playwright- Detailed plot summaries of each play- Extracts from important critical essays that examine important aspects of each work- A complete bibliography of the writer's plays- A list of critical works about the playwright and his works- An index of themes and ideas covered in the plays
Bowker Data Service Summary
This text, as part of a series of research and study guides, is an introduction to the critical analysis of popular dramatists. Each guide covers three to six plays, offering a variety of viewpoints by different critics on aspects of each work.

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