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The Tragedies of Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare

The Tragedies of Shakespeare.

by William Shakespeare

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Published by H. Frowde, Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited, with a glossary by W.J. Craig.
SeriesThe Oxford miniature edition, Oxford miniature edition
ContributionsCraig, W. J. 1843-1906., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 plays, each separately paged. 48 p. glossary.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16662371M

  This handsome deluxe slip-case edition of Shakespeare's Tragedies features four of the most important plays ever written, each one a masterpiece in human psychology, with a flawed yet fascinating main character at its heart. Macbeth: a study in overweening pride, driven to commit regicide and ultimately to despotism by an ambitious, scheming :   He is the author of Shakespeare (3rd edition, ), Shakespeare’s Comedies (), Shakespeare’s Universality: Here’s Fine Revolution () and the Introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of King Lear (). His next book, Shakespearean Tragedy, will be .

What other book might you compare Shakespeare's Tragedies to and why? Harold Bloom: Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. Brilliant insights into what Shakespeare means to us today. Which character – as performed by Professor Clare R. Kinney – was your favorite? Prof. Kinney effectively weaves dialogue from the plays throughout her lectures. William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, .

Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Tragedies of Shakespeare. London ; New York: Oxford University Press, ( printing). Volume 1 of the new Everyman Shakespeare, published in , included the four major tragedies: HAMLET, KING LEAR, OTHELLO and MACBETH. Volume 2 completes the survey of Shakespeare's tragic output with ROMEO AND JULIET, JULIUS CAESAR, ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA, CORIOLANUS, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA and TITUS ANDRONICUS. The authoritatively edited /5(3).


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