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Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.Oxford Shakespeare Topics (General Editors Peter Holland and Stanley Wells) provide students, teachers, and interested readers with short books on important aspects of Shakespeare criticism and scholarship, including some general anthologies relating to Shakespeare.
Students of Shakespeare cannot avoid questions of genre, or literary kinds. Often they are the reason why smart people fail to agree on basic interpretative issues. Danson's lively guide to the kinds of Shakespearian drama provides a history of genre-theory in Shakespeare's day, an overview of the genres on the Elizabethan stage, and a provocative look at the full range of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies
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Wilde's Intentions is the first extended study of Oscar Wilde in his role of `the critic as artist'. Lawrence Danson shows how Wilde's essays and dialogues sought to create a new ideal of English culture, elevating what he called `lies' above hist...
In their lectures on King Lear, the eight contributors to this volume fulfill Shakespeare's rigorous injunction to Speak what we feel" about the playwright's amplest tragedy. Representing distinctive but complementary points of view, they cov...
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Ruth Morse, Times Literary Supplement 'Oxford University Press offer a mix of engagingly written introductions to a variety of Topics intended largely for undergraduates. Each author has clearly been reading and listening to the most recent scholarship, but they wear their learning lightly.
<br>Lawrence Danson is Professor of English at Princeton University and the author of Max Beerbohm and the Act of Writing and Wilde's Intentions.<br>
Note on Texts; The Genres in Theory; The Genres Staged; Mr William Shakespeare's Comedies; History; Tragedy; Epilogue; Notes; Further Reading; Index