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

Author/Creator:
Bell, Robert H. (Robert Huntley), 1946-
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 186 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Fools.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Clowns.
Fools and jesters in literature.
Clowns in literature.
Summary:
"This lively, lucid book undertakes a detailed and provocative study of Shakespeare's fascination with clowns, fools, and fooling. Through close reading of plays over the whole course of Shakespeare's theatrical career, Bell highlights the fun, wit, insights, and mysteries of some of Shakespeare's most vibrant and often vexing figures"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780230115118 (hardback)
023011511X (hardback)
OCLC:
701019992