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Late Shakespeare

A New World of Words

Late Shakespeare( )
Author: Palfrey, Simon
Series title:Oxford English Monographs
ISBN:978-0-19-818689-2
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $99.95
Book Description:

Late Shakespeare presents a new vision of character, metaphor, and politics in the late plays. It closely analyses Shakespeare's use of language and genre, showing how the plays revamp theatrical decorums. These plays are not courtly, sober, and escapist, as their reputation suggests. They are peculiarly sensitive to the turbulent, unfinished quality of his historical moment. In both court and wilderness, Shakespeare analyses the violence of authority, thetensions in language, and the...
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