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Shakespeare's play within play : medieval imagery and scenic form in Hamlet, Othello, and King Lear / by Cherrell Guilfoyle ; foreword by Clifford Davidson.

  • Author

    Guilfoyle, Cherrell.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Kalamazoo, Mich. : Western Michigan University, Medieval Institute Publications, 1990.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Tragedies.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Dramatic production.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Literature.

    Literature, Medieval History and criticism

    Medievalism in literature

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  • Class


  • ISBN

    0918720346, 0918720354 (pbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    xi, 159 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-154) and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: "Ower swete sokor": the role of Ophelia in Hamlet -- The beginning of Hamlet -- King Hamlet's two successors -- A kind of vengeance: images of classical and divine vengeance in Hamlet -- Othello, Otuel and the English Charlemagne romances -- "Lead to the sagittary": victim and predator in Othello -- Mactacio Desdemonae: medieval scenic form in the last scene of Othello -- The way to Dover: Arthurian imagery in King Lear -- "The redemption of King Lear". Uk-SUSCL.