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Shakespeare and dramatic tradition : essays in honor of S.F. Johnson / edited by W.R. Elton and William B. Long.

  • Author

    Johnson, SF

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Newark London : University of Delaware Press ; Associated University Presses, [1989].

  • Editor

    Long, William B.,

    Elton, William R

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation.

    Literary criticism and cultural theory

Contents: A garden in Belmont : The merchant of Venice, 5.1 / Harry Levin -- Mixed prose-verse scenes in Shakespearean tragedy / Jonas Barish -- Coriolanus and a Shakespearean motif / Elizabeth Story Donno -- Ovid and The winter's tale : conflicting views toward art / Mary Ellen Lamb -- The problem of "context" in interpretation / Richard L. Levin -- Theatrical plots and Elizabethan stage practice / Bernard Beckerman -- John a Kent and John a Cumber : an Elizabethan playbook and its implications / William B. Long -- The versatility of Shakespeare's actors / T.J. King -- Edmund Kean onstage onstage / Gerald Weales -- The humanist and the artist / Robert Brustein -- "Not or I see more neede" : the wife of Noah in the Chester, York, and Towneley cycles / Sarah Sutherland -- The polemical drama of John Bale / Rainer Pineas -- John Pikeryng's Horestes : auspices and theatricality / Michael Shapiro -- Monteverdi and the immorality of art / Russell Fraser -- Divine right and divine retribution in Beaumont and Fletcher's The maid's tragedy / Ronald Broude -- The authority of honor in Lope's El castigo sin venganza / Bruce Golden -- The death of Pompey : English style, French style / Eugene M. Waith -- The premiere of Davenant's adaptation of Macbeth / Arthur H. Scouten.