Shakespeare's style / Maurice Charney.

Presents a detailed consideration of aspects of Shakespeare's writing style in his plays. Each chapter offers a detailed discussion about a single feature of style in a chosen Shakespeare play. Topics examine include a discussion of a key image or images, both verbal and nonverbal; consideratio...

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Main Author: Charney, Maurice
Format: Book
Published: Madison : Lanham, Maryland : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Antipholus of Syracuse as comic hero in 'The comedy of errors'
  • 2. The satire on learning in 'Love's labor's lost'
  • 3. Richard's physical deformities in '3 Henry VI' and 'Richard III'
  • 4. The sardonic Aaron in 'Titus Andronicus'
  • 5. Who tames whom in 'The taming of the shrew'?
  • 6. The conventions of romantic love in 'The two gentlemen of Verona'
  • 7. The portentous tragedy of 'Romeo and Juliet'
  • 8. Audience response to Richard in 'Richard II'
  • 9. The fairy world of 'A midsummer night's dream'
  • 10. Shylock's monomaniacal style in 'The merchant of Venice'
  • 11. Commodity and the bastard in 'King John'
  • 12. Falstaff's hyperbole in the 'Henry IV' plays
  • 13. The banishment of Falstaff in the 'Henry IV' plays
  • 14. Shakespeare's illiterates
  • 15. The wit combat of Beatrice and Benedick in 'Much ado about nothing'
  • 16. The Roman style of 'Julius Caesar'
  • 17. Jaques as satiric observer in 'As you like it'
  • 18. Feste as corrupter of words in 'Twelfth night'
  • 19. Hamlet as actor
  • 20. Sex nausea in 'Troilus and Cressida'
  • 21. Parolles the braggart in 'All's well that ends well'
  • 22. Iago's and Othello's "ha's"
  • 23. Lucio the calumniator in 'Measure for measure'
  • 24. Madness in 'King Lear'
  • 25. The Macbeths's insomnia
  • 26. Roman values in 'Antony and Cleopatra'
  • 27. The cultivation of excess in 'Timon of Athens'
  • 28. Coriolanus's manliness
  • 29. The saintly Marina in 'Pericles'
  • 30. Imogen: romance heroine of 'Cymbeline'
  • 31. Speech rhythms in 'The winter's tale'
  • 32. Prospero's "art" in 'The tempest'
  • 33. The tragedy of Cardinal Wolsey in 'Henry VIII'
  • 34. The pretty madness of the jailer's daughter in 'The two noble kinsmen.'