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The Resource Shakespeare and the problem play : complex forms, crossed genres, and moral quandaries, E.L. Risden

Shakespeare and the problem play : complex forms, crossed genres, and moral quandaries, E.L. Risden

Label
Shakespeare and the problem play : complex forms, crossed genres, and moral quandaries
Title
Shakespeare and the problem play
Title remainder
complex forms, crossed genres, and moral quandaries
Statement of responsibility
E.L. Risden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Shakespeare's plays are a rich source of genre as well as moral or ethical issues that invite deep study. The genre issue often proves the very moral crux where Shakespeare raises complex questions. He aimed to build good plays, not simple fulfillments of genre demands. To him "good plays" meant leaving his audience with problems to consider"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2981.5
LC item number
.R535 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Shakespeare and the problem play : complex forms, crossed genres, and moral quandaries, E.L. Risden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: the idea of the problem play -- The merchant of Venice: does anybody know the quality of mercy? -- Troilus and Cressida and the consummate anti-genre -- All's well that ends well: not really -- Straining the quality of mercy: Measure for measure -- Comedic problem plays -- Tragic problem plays -- History and romance: problems of love -- Adventure, and language
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780786472437
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012035339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn811137270
Label
Shakespeare and the problem play : complex forms, crossed genres, and moral quandaries, E.L. Risden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: the idea of the problem play -- The merchant of Venice: does anybody know the quality of mercy? -- Troilus and Cressida and the consummate anti-genre -- All's well that ends well: not really -- Straining the quality of mercy: Measure for measure -- Comedic problem plays -- Tragic problem plays -- History and romance: problems of love -- Adventure, and language
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780786472437
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012035339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn811137270

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