This four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Examines each of Shakespeareas plays and major poems, using all the resources of contemporary criticism, from performance studies to feminist, historicist, and textual analysis. Volumes are organized in relation to generic categories: namely the histories, the tragedies, the romantic comedies, and the late plays, problem plays and poems. Each volume contains individual essays on all texts in the relevant category, as well as more general essays looking at critical issues and approaches more widely relevant to the genre. Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare studies at the dawning of the twenty-first century. This companion to Shakespeareas poems, problem comedies and late plays contains original essays on Troilus and Cressida, Measure for Measure, Allas Well That Ends Well, aVenus and Adonisa, aThe Rape of Lucrecea, and aThe Sonnetsa, as well as Pericles, The Winteras Tale, Cymbeline, The Tempest, and The Two Noble Kinsmen.... sees his father in his minda#39;s eye, the image of Gerard de Narbon has been expunged from his daughtera#39;s memory by the deep ... That Bertram has replaced her father as the object of remembrance, reverence, and desire is appropriate to her rank and ... than that of the ruling family of Denmark and since name and a blooda are thought to pass primarily from father to son. ... Moreover, Helenaa#39;s awareness of herself (which does not at all free her from the system of values) also helps heranbsp;...
|Title||:||A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, The Poems, Problem Comedies, Late Plays|
|Author||:||Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15|