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Characterization in Shakespeare

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ISBN-10: 0521523729

ISBN-13: 9780521523721

Edition: 2002

Authors: Stanley Wells, Jonathan Bate, Margreta De Grazia, Michael Dobson, Inga-Stina Ewbank

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'Shakespeare Survey' is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948, the books have published the best international scholarship in English and many of the essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism.
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List price: $74.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship. Bate is a professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. He was previously King Alfred Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool. He has also lectured at various universities in the United States. Bate is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature. Bate lives near Stratford-upon-Avon and is married to author and…    

List of plates
Shakespeare�s open secret
The emergence of character criticism, 1774-1800
Society and the individual in Shakespeare�s conception of character
Realistic convention and conventional realism in Shakespeare
On expectation and surprise: Shakespeare�s construction of character
Shakespeare and the ventriloquists
The rheoretic of character construction
Characterizing Coriolanus
The ironic reading of The Rape of Lucrece and the problem of external evidence
The unity of Romeo and Juliet
No abuse: the prince and Falstaff in the tavern scenes of Henry IV
Twelfth Night: the experience of the audience
Plays and playing in Twelfth Night
Sceptical visions: Shakespeare�s tragedies and Jonson�s comedies
Shakespeare in performance, 1980
The year�s contributions to Shakespearian study Harriett Hawkins
Index