Shakespeare's Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters
In this study of Shakespeare's visual culture Frederick Kiefer looks at the personified characters created by Shakespeare in his plays, his walking, talking abstractions. These include Rumour in 2 Henry IV, Time in The Winter's Tale, Spring and Winter in Love's Labour's Lost, Revenge in Titus Andronicus, and the deities in the late plays. The book seeks to reconstruct the appearance of Shakespeare's personified characters; to explain the symbolism of their costumes and props; and to assess the significance of these symbolic characters for the plays in which they appear.
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Spring and Winter in Loves Labours Lost
Revenge Murder and Rape in Titus Andronicus
Rumour in 2 Henry IV
Hecate and the witches in Macbeth
The Five Senses in Timon of Athens
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