Shakespeare's Tragic Perspective

Shakespeare's Tragic Perspective

Paperback - 2012
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Shakespeare's Tragic Perspective directs attention to the various structural devices by which Shakespeare creates and sustains anticipation in his audience whil simultaneously provoking them to participate in the tragic protagonist's anguish. Covering the tragedies in chronological order from Titus Andronicus through Antony and Cleopatra, Larry S. Champion examines such devices as tragic pointers, character parallels, foils, subplots, diversionary episodes, cosmic ramifications, analytic asides, and soliloquies. The assumption underlying this book is that Shakespeare had something to communicated--a vision, a complex view of the world--and that his dramatic technique developed as his vision grew.
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2012
Edition: Pbk ed
Copyright Date: ©1976
ISBN: 9780820338446
Branch Call Number: CHAMPION L
Characteristics: 279 pages ; 23 cm


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