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Wheel of Fire

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ISBN-10: 0415253950

ISBN-13: 9780415253956

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: G. Wilson Knight, T. S. Eliot

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This classic of modern Shakespeare criticism remains a fascinating analysis of Shakespeare's works over seven decades after publication. Sparkling with wit and insight it covers all of the bard's most brilliant works.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.04" wide x 7.76" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 0.990

T. S. Eliot is considered by many to be a literary genius and one of the most influential men of letters during the half-century after World War I. He was born on September 26, 1888, in St. Louis, Missouri. Eliot attended Harvard University, with time abroad pursuing graduate studies at the Sorbonne, Marburg, and Oxford. The outbreak of World War I prevented his return to the United States, and, persuaded by Ezra Pound to remain in England, he decided to settle there permanently. He published his influential early criticism, much of it written as occasional pieces for literary periodicals. He developed such doctrines as the "dissociation of sensibility" and the "objective correlative" and…    

Prefatory Note
On the Principles of Shakespeare Interpretation
The Embassy of Death: an Essay on Hamlet
The Philosophy of Troilus and Cressida
Measure for Measure and the Gospels
The Othello Music
Brutus and Macbeth
Macbeth and the Metaphysic of Evil
King Lear and the Comedy of the Grotesque
The Lear Universe
The Pilgrimage of Hate
Shakespeare and Tolstoy
Symbolic Personification
The Shakespearian Metaphysic
Tolstoy's Attack on Shakespeare
Hamlet Reconsidered
Two Notes on the Text of Hamlet (1947)