A Companion to Shakespeare’s Works, Volume I

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This four-volume <i>Companion to Shakespeare’s Works,</i> compiled as a single entity, offers a uniquely comprehensive snapshot of current Shakespeare criticism. <br /> <ul> <li style=”list-style: none”><br /> </li> <li>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.<br /> </li> <li>Examines each of Shakespeare’s plays and major poems, using all the resources of contemporary criticism, from performance studies to feminist, historicist, and textual analysis.<br /> </li> <li>Volumes are organized in relation to generic categories: namely the histories, the tragedies, the romantic comedies, and the late plays, problem plays and poems.<br /> </li> <li>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.<br /> </li> <li>Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare studies at the dawning of the twenty-first century.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>This companion to Shakespeare’s tragedies contains original essays on every tragedy from <i>Titus Andronicus</i> to <i>Coriolanus</i> as well as thirteen additional essays on such topics as Shakespeare’s Roman tragedies, Shakespeare’s tragedies on film, Shakespeare’s tragedies of love, <i>Hamlet</i> in performance, and tragic emotion in Shakespeare.</p>

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