Shakespeare, Contemporary Critical Approaches

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Bucknell University Press, 1980 - Literary Criticism - 187 pages
The study and criticism of Shakespeare has always been of major interest in the literary world but never more than in the last ten years. The essays in this volume explore Shakespeare's art that is complementary to the experience of his plays. The feelings of the essays create a sensitive atmosphere for creative study.
 

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Contents

Lucrece What hath your conceited painter wrought?
13
Circe Venus and the Whore of Babylon
31
Italian Cinquecento Art and Shakespeares Last Plays
54
Shakespeare and Marxism
85
Feudal and Bourgeois Concepts of Value in The Merchant of Venice
87
King Lear and the Social Dimensions of Shakespearean Tragic Form 16031608
100
Interpretations of The Tempest
113
Cracking the Code of The Tempest
115
Contrary Comparisons in The Tempest
126
Shakespeares Creation of a Fit Audience for The Tempest
136
The Perspective of The Tempest
148
Telling the Magician from the Magic in The Tempest
164
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