Shakespeare

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Routledge, Oct 11, 2013 - Literary Criticism - 208 pages
First published in 1951.

'The book has the sterling qualities of shrewd sense and acumen that mark the 'rational' classical school of Shakespeare criticism.' Notes and Queries

'Professor Duthie's approach is direct and extremely objective. With no axe to grind, he pays impartial court to most of the great schools of Shakespearian criticism.' Cambridge Daily News

'Professor Duthie has much to say that is wise and judicious'. Times Literary Supplement.

Contents include: Shakespeare's Characters and Truth to Life; Shakespeare and the Order-Disorder Antithesis; Comedy; Imaginative Interpretation and Troilus and Cressida; History; Tragedy; The Last Plays.

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Contents

Foreword
7
Chapter I Shakespeares Characters and Truth to Life
9
Chapter II Shakespeare and the OrderDisorder Antithesis
39
Chapter III Comedy
57
Chapter IV Imaginative Interpretation and Troilus and Cressida
89
Chapter V History
115
Chapter VI Tragedy
157
Chapter VII The Last Plays
188
Book List
201
Index
205

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