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By Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

The four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a unmarried entity, bargains a uniquely finished image of present Shakespeare feedback. This quantity seems to be at Shakespeare’s tragedies.

  • Contains unique essays on each Shakespearean tragedy from Titus Andronicus to Coriolanus.
  • Includes 13 extra essays on such themes as Shakespeare's Roman tragedies, Shakespeare's tragedies on movie, Shakespeare's tragedies of affection, Hamlet in functionality, and tragic emotion in Shakespeare.
  • Brings jointly new essays from a various, foreign crew of students.
  • Complements David Scott Kastan's A spouse to Shakespeare (1999), which concerned with Shakespeare as an writer in his ancient context.
  • Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare reviews.

Content:
Chapter 1 “A rarity such a lot beloved”: Shakespeare and the assumption of Tragedy (pages 5–22): David Scott Kastan
Chapter 2 The Tragedies of Shakespeare's Contemporaries (pages 23–46): Martin Coyle
Chapter three Minds in corporation: Shakespearean Tragic feelings (pages 47–72): Katherine Rowe
Chapter five The Divided Tragic Hero (pages 73–94): Catherine Belsey
Chapter five Disjointed instances and Half?Remembered Truths in Shakespearean Tragedy (pages 95–108): Philippa Berry
Chapter 6 analyzing Shakespeare's Tragedies of affection: Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and Antony and Cleopatra in Early glossy England (pages 108–133): Sasha Roberts
Chapter 7 Hamlet Productions Starring Beale, Hawke, and Darling From the point of view of functionality historical past (pages 134–157): Bernice W. Kliman
Chapter eight textual content and Tragedy (pages 158–177): Graham Holderness
Chapter nine Shakespearean Tragedy and spiritual id (pages 178–198): Richard C. McCoy
Chapter 10 Shakespeare's Roman Tragedies (pages 199–218): Gordon Braden
Chapter eleven Tragedy and Geography (pages 219–240): Jerry Brotton
Chapter 12 vintage movie types of Shakespeare's Tragedies: A replicate for the days (pages 241–261): Kenneth S. Rothwell
Chapter thirteen modern movie types of the Tragedies (page 262): Mark Thornton Burnett
Chapter 14 Titus Andronicus: A Time for Race and Revenge (pages 284–302): Ian Smith
Chapter 15 “There isn't any global with no Verona walls”: the town in Romeo and Juliet (pages 303–318): Naomi Conn Liebler
Chapter sixteen “He that thou knowest thine”: Friendship and repair in Hamlet (pages 319–338): Michael Neil
Chapter 17 Julius Caesar (pages 339–356): Rebecca W. Bushnell
Chapter 18 Othello and the matter of Blackness (pages 357–374): Kim F. Hall
Chapter 19 King Lear (pages 375–392): Kiernan Ryan
Chapter 20 Macbeth, the current, and the earlier (pages 393–410): Kathleen McLuskie
Chapter 21 The Politics of Empathy in Antony and Cleopatra: A View from lower than (pages 411–429): Jyotsna G. Singh
Chapter 22 Timon of Athens: The Dialectic of Usury, Nihilism, and paintings (pages 430–451): Hugh Grady
Chapter 23 Coriolanus and the Politics of Theatrical excitement (pages 452–472): Cynthia Marshall

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