Essays, Mainly Shakespearean

Essays Mainly Shakespearean Anne Barton s essays on Shakespeare and his contemporaries are characterized by their combination of intelligence humanity and elegance In this linked but wide ranging collection addressing such top

  • Title: Essays, Mainly Shakespearean
  • Author: Anne Barton
  • ISBN: 9780521404440
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Anne Barton s essays on Shakespeare and his contemporaries are characterized by their combination of intelligence, humanity and elegance In this linked but wide ranging collection, addressing such topics as Shakespeare s trust and mistrust of language, hidden kings in the Tudor and Stuart history play, and comedy and the city, Barton looks at both major and neglectedAnne Barton s essays on Shakespeare and his contemporaries are characterized by their combination of intelligence, humanity and elegance In this linked but wide ranging collection, addressing such topics as Shakespeare s trust and mistrust of language, hidden kings in the Tudor and Stuart history play, and comedy and the city, Barton looks at both major and neglected plays of the period and the ongoing dialogue between them.

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    1. Stephen Fry attributed (at least a part of) his success in the Cambridge exams on Shakespeare to Anne Barton's criticism - I can see why.

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