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Entering the maze : Shakespeare's art of beginning / edited by Robert F. Willson, Jr..

  • Author

    Willson Jr, Robert Frank

  • Date published

    1995

  • Publisher

    New York : P. Lang, 1995.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Technique.

    Openings (Rhetoric)

    Rhetoric 1500-1800

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references. Formatted contents note: Contents: Corporeality and the opening of Richard III / Marie A. Passe -- Shakespearean openings with a flourish: pageantry as introduction / Barbara D. Palmer -- Beginnings and endings: structure and mimesis in Shakespeare's comdies / Douglas L. Peterson -- Once more into the play: beginning the sequel in Shakespeare's history plays / Joseph Candido -- The establishment of tragic and untragic patterns in the opening scenes of Hamlet, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, and Troilus and Cressida / Richard L. Nochimson. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: "What's there?": opening Hamlet on film / H. R. Coursen -- 1.1 of Othello: Iago in rehearsal / Robert F. Willson Jr. -- The fearful summons: death in the opening scenes of Shakespearean tragedy / Nancy Cluck -- Entering King Lear with Shakespeare and his yiddish adapter / Rhoda S. Kachuck -- The opening of All's well that ends well: a performance approach / J. L. Styan -- The beginnings of Pericles, Henry VIII, and Two noble kinsmen / David M. Bergson. Uk-SuSCL.