William Shakespeare, King Lear
This Critical Guide helps students sift through and make sense of nearly three centuries of Lear criticism, providing insight into different assessments of the play's merit and its place within Shakespeare's work and the canon of English literature. Highlights include excerpts from the neoclassical and Romantic receptions of King Lear -- material from John Dryden, Samuel Johnson, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Victor Hugo -- and a discussion of recent and current trends in criticism of the play.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
From Christianity to Chaos
Contemporary Criticism of King Lear
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
action answer appears argues attack audience becomes beginning blind Bradley called century chapter character claim conception concern Cordelia course criticism daughters death Dover drama early Edgar edition effect Empson essay experience express extract eyes father feeling final follow Fool force gives Gloucester gods Goneril heart historical human idea interest justice Kent kind King Lear Knights Lear's lines literary live London look madness means mind misogyny moral motives nature never object offer once original particular passion person play play's poetic position present produced question reading reason reference relation remarks representation represented Romantic Rules scene Schlegel seems sense Shakespeare social speak stage suffering Tate Tate's theory thing thou thought tion Tolstoy tragedy tragic true turn understanding unity universal values Vickers whole women writing