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Shakespeare

Author: David Bevington
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Blackwell Pub., 2003
Series: Blackwell introductions to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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An introduction for the beginning student, between college and the university, as well as the general reader and non-specialist student doing a literature topic or minor, to Shakespeare. It is  Read more...

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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bevington
ISBN: 0631227180 9780631227182 0631227199 9780631227199
OCLC Number: 472898815
Notes: Originalår: 2002
Description: x, 250 p. : illustrations
Contents: 1. All the World's a Stage: Poetry and Theatre. 2. Creeping Like Snail: Childhood, Education, Early Friendship, Sibling Rivalries. 3. Sighing Like Furnace: Courtship and Sexual Desire. 4. Full of Strange oaths and Bearded Like the Pard: The Coming of Age of the Male. 5. Jealous in Honor: Love and Friendship in Crisis. 6. Wise Saws: Political and Social Disillusionment, Humankind's Relationship to the Divine, and Philosophical Skepticism. 7. Modern Instances: Misogyny, Jealousy, Pessimism, and Midlife Crisis. 8. The Lean and Slippered Pantaloon: Aging Fathers and their Daughters.
Series Title: Blackwell introductions to literature
Responsibility: David Bevington
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"David Bevington's knowledge of Shakespeare is formidable. In this wonderful new book, Bevington uses the "seven ages of man" speech from As You Like It to weave together Shakespeare's plays and Read more...

 
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