Presents literary criticism on the plays and poetry of Shakespeare. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including journals, magazines, books, reviews, diaries, newspapers, pamphlets, and scholarly papers. Includes commentary by Shakespeare's contemporaries as well as a full range of views from later centuries, with an emphasis on contemporary analysis. Includes aesthetic criticism, textual criticism, and criticism of Shakespeare in performance.
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"ISSN 0883-9123." "Criticism of William Shakespeare's plays and poetry, from the first published appraisals to current evaluations." Includes bibliographical references and index. Description based on print version record.