Titel: Shakespeare: The Essential Guide to the Life and Works of the Bard
Autor/en: Gail Kern Paster
The Essential Guide to the Life of the Bard.
Herausgegeben von Encyclopaedia Britannica
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Dezember 2006 - kartoniert - 294 Seiten
Ben Johnson wrote, "was not of an age, but for all time." The Bard's works are now read and performed more often and in more countries than ever before, and a knowledge of Shakespeare is essential for anyone who aspires to cultural literacy. This brief guide provides an authoritative examination of Shakespeare's life, works, world, and major characters, offering concise entries on everything from 'Authorship' and 'All's Well That Ends Well' to 'The Winter's Tale' and 'Women'. For anyone who needs a quick refresher on the world's most important writer, this little book can't be beat.
Note to the Reader.Introduction by Gail Kern Paster.All's Well That Ends Well.Antony and Cleopatra.As You Like It.Assessment.Authorship.Bacon, Sir Francis.Beaumont, Francis.Blackfriars Theatre.A Closer Look: Theaters in the Liberties (by Steven Mullaney.Burbage, Richard.Collaborations and Spurious Attributions.The Comedy of Errors.Coriolanus.Criticism.Cymbeline.The Dark Lady.Davenant, William.Dekker, Thomas.Derby, William Stanley, 6th Earl of.Early Plays.Edward III..Elizabeth I.Elizabeth Poetry and Prose.Elizabethan Theater.A Closer Look: Shakespeare on Theatre by Alvin B. Kernan.The First Folio.Fletcher, John.Folger Shakespeare Library.The Globe Theater.Greene, Robert.Hamlet.Hathaway, Anne.Henry IV, part 1.Henry IV, part 2.Henry V.Henry VI, part 1.Henry VI, part 2.Henry VI, part 3.Henry VIII.Holinshed, Raphael.Jonson, Ben.Julius Caesar.King John.King Lear.A Closer Look: Music in Shakespeare's Plays by Mary Springfels.Kyd, Thomas.Life.The Lord Chamberlain's Men.Love's Labour's Lost.Macbeth.Marlowe, Christopher.Mature plays.Marston John.Massinger, Philip.Measure for Measure.The Merchant of Venice.The Merry Wives of Windsor.Middleton, Thomas.A Midsummer Night's Dream.A Closer Look: Shakespeare and Opera by Chantal Schütz.Much Ado about Nothing.Othello.Oxford, Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of.Pericles, Prince of Tyre.Poetry.Raleigh, Sir Walter.Richard II.Richard III.Romeo and Juliet.A Closer Look: Viewing Shakespeare on Film by Kenneth S. Rothwell.Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).Sexuality.Sidney, Sir Philip.Social and Intellectual Context.Sources.Southampton, Henry Wriothesley, 3rd earl of.Spenser, Edmund.Stratford-upon-Avon.The Taming of the Shrew.The Tempest.The Theatre.Timon of Athens.Titus Adronicus.Troilus and Cressida.Twelfth Night.The Two Gentlemen of Verona.The Two Noble Kinsmen.University Wits.Wars of the Roses.Webster, John.W. H., Mr.The Winter's Tale.Appendix 1: Chronology of Plays.Appendix 2: Selected Filmography.Bibliography.Credits.
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