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Shakespeare's great stage of fools / Robert H. Bell.

  • Author

    Bell, Robert Huntley

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

  • Subject

    Fools and jesters in literature

    Clowns in literature

    Literature. eflch

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Fools.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Clowns.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    Reading Room - 48.2/BEL

  • ISBN

    9780230115118 (hbk.), 023011511X (hbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    x, 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: This text provides a detailed and provocative study of Shakespeare's fascination with clowns, fools and fooling through close reading of plays from across Shakespeare's theatrical career.