Shakespeare: Text, Subtext, and Context
Ronald L. Dotterer
Susquehanna University Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 234 pages
Seventeen critics are represented in this collection of essays designed to illustrate the vitality and range of traditional and new approaches to Shakespeare studies.
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Subtext in Shakespeare
Eavesdropping and Stage Groupings in Twelfth Night and Troilus and Cressida
The Recovery of the Elizabethan and Jacobean Playhouses
Shakespeares Tragic Homeopathy
Shakespeares Dramaturgical Foresight in King Lear
Macbeth and Its Audience
The Critical Reception of Shakespeares Tragedies in TwentiethCentury Germany
Remembering Patriarchy in As You Like It
Timons Servant Takes a Wife
Pucks Headless BearRevisited
make ropes in such a scarre
The Poetics of Shakespeares Henry VI Trilogy
Of Birds and Words in 1 Henry IV
A Contemporary Playwright Looks at Shakespeares Plays
List of Contributors
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Page 24 - The. latter part of his life was spent, as all men of good sense will wish theirs may be, in ease, retirement, and the conversation of his friends.
Page 20 - Stage-poets have themselves been very bold with, and others very merry at, the memory of Sir John Oldcastle ; whom they have fancied a boon companion, a jovial roister, and yet a coward to boot, contrary to the credit of all chronicles, owning him a martial man of merit. The best is, Sir John Falstaff hath relieved the memory of Sir John Oldcastle, and of late is substituted buffoon in his place ; but it matters as little what petulant poets, as what malicious papists, have written against him.