The Plays of Sophocles

Moreover, as the play progresses, increasing stress is laid on Ajax's positive
qualities, rather than on the negative aspects of his attempted revenge. In a very
real sense the play presents the rehabilitation of Ajax, as we see him restored to
his ...

Author: A. F. Garvie

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781474233361

Category: Literary Criticism

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The emphasis throughout this book, ideal for sixth form and early university students, is on Sophocles' tragic thinking, on the concept of the 'Sophoclean hero', and on the dramatic structure of the plays. The seven extant plays, Ajax, Women of Trachis, Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus are assessed and a brief concluding chapter draws together what has been said in the seven studies. This second edition has been revised fully, with an updated further reading list and more detailed information on the chorus and staging of the plays. The aim of the book is to help readers to understand why Sophocles is still worth reading, or going to see in the theatre, in the 21st century, and to show how far Sophoclean scholarship has moved in recent decades from the once prevalent view that he was a pious religious conformist who had nothing very profound or original to say, but who said it very beautifully. The volume is a companion to The Plays of Euripides (by James Morwood) and The Plays of Aeschylus (by Alex Garvie) also available in second editions from Bloomsbury. A further essential guide to the themes and context of ancient Greek tragedy may be found in Laura Swift's new introductory volume, Greek Tragedy.
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The Plays of William Godwin

As St Clair has observed, Godwin worked hard on the technical side of his craft
while writing Antonio.83 He read an enormous amount of plays, particularly
English Restoration and Augustan tragedians, sixteenth and seventeenthcentury
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Author: David O'Shaughnessy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315476230

Category: Drama

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Best known for "Enquiry Concerning Political Justice" (1793) and "Caleb Williams" (1794), William Godwin (1756-1836) is one of the most important figures of the Romantic period. This book offers academics the chance to build a complete picture of Godwin as a writer and political figure.
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare

I have preserved the common distribution of the plays into acts , though I believe
it to be in almost all the plays void of authority . Some of those which are divided
in the later editions have no division in the first folio , and some that are divided ...

Author: William Shakespeare

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The Plays of W Shakespeare 2

author's plays : but , on the contrary , it may be judged , from the fore - mentioned
preface , that it was one of his last ; and the great number of observations , both
moral and politick , with which this piece is crouded more than any other of his ...

Author: William Shakespeare

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A Brief Hand list of the Early Quarto Editions of the Plays of Shakespeare

D awal NOTWITHSTANDING the large number of books that have been
published respecting Shakespeare , I am not aware that in any one of them is to
be found a complete list of the various early quarto editions of the plays , in which
the ...

Author: James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

Publisher: London : [s.n.]

ISBN: UCAL:$B156141

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Representative Historical Characters in the Plays of George Bernard Shaw

New York and London , 1925 . de Holzknecht , Karl J . The Backgrounds of
Shakespeare ' s Plays , American Book Company : New York , 1950 . Hudleston ,
F . J . Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne , The Bobbs - meril Company : Indianapolis ...

Author: Kenneth Fritz Anderson

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ISBN: WISC:89085920239

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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare

517: “And took his image whom they serv'd, a brutish Vice.” his image, i.e. a
brutish Vice's image: the Vice, Gluttony; not without some allusion to the Vice of
the plays: but rather, I think, 'tis an abbreviation of vice-devil, as vice-roy, vice-
doges, ...

Author: William Shakespeare

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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare Vol XIII

criticism , ' and that endeavors had been used to discredit and decry poetical
justice . A play , in which the wicked prosper and the virtuous miscarry , may
doubtless be good , because it is a just representation of the common events of
human ...

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The Works of Shakspere Notice of the original editions of the plays

Matchless and original as this description is in Shakspere , there is something
very similar in Daniel , which is not in the chroniclers :Hall's , or Holinshed's , or
Froissart's Chronicles , and transfused into his play , perhaps unconsciously , a
few ...

Author: William Shakespeare

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Studies in the English Mystery Plays

An angel closes the Ch play . In Y and W the closing agrees , although W has
preserved the proper assignment of parts to the Doctors , which in Y have all
been given to one speaker . W of Co shows Croo's handiwork in a tedious
closing .

Author: Charles Davidson

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ISBN: UOM:39015012836089

Category: English drama

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The Plays of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare. THE PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE THIRD PART OF KING
HENRY VI With a Plate representing G. F. Coore as " Gloster . LONDON WILLIAM
HEINEMANN THE PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE THIRD PART OF KING HENRY ...

Author: William Shakespeare

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Guide to Play Selection

Therefore , in most cases , it is advisable to find in the index plays that seem to
meet the requirements , and then to read the descriptions in the main list . The
column marked “ Date of 1st Production ” is especially important in the case of ...

Author: Milton Myers Smith

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ISBN: UOM:39015078052597

Category: Amateur plays

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Life in the Times of Richard II as Shown by the Plays of the Wakefield Master

The other plays which we assign to this group , " The Conspiracy " ( XX ) , " The
Scoursirs " ( XXII ) , " The Crucifixion " ( XXIII ) , " The Pilgrins " ( XXVII ) , " The
Lord ' : Ascension " ( XXIX ) , " The Judgment " ( XXX ) , use a corruption of this
meter ...

Author: Georgia Mabel Simon

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ISBN: UCAL:C2924764

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The Plays of Shakespeare Twelfth night

The play does not overflow with wit and gaiety ; we feel that Shakespeare's joy of
life has culminated and is about to pass over into melancholy ; but there is far
more unity in it than in As you Like It , and it is a great deal more dramatic .

Author: William Shakespeare

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ISBN: UOM:39015082506612

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The Plays of Shakespeare King Lear Antony and Cleopatra

He fills the tame little play of the earlier writer with horrors such as he had not
presented since his youthful days in Titus Andronicus , not even shrinking from
the tearing out of Gloucester's eyes on the stage . He means to show pitilessly
what ...

Author: William Shakespeare

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ISBN: UCAL:B3139644

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Medieval Renaissance Drama in England

The contrast between the rather lofty mottoes and the trench - warfare of the plays
' internal evidence suggests that Jonson wanted to have his cake and eat it — to
claim the magisterial license of a “ masterspirit ” while expecting the popular ...

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