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Shakespeare Survey

Volume 7. Style and Language

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M. C. Bradbrook, Gladys D. Willcock, George Rylands, A. C. Partridge, J. Dover Wilson, Charles J. Sisson, J. W. Saunders, William A. Armstrong, F. J. Patrick, Mario Praz, T. C. Kemp, Clifford Leech, Harold Jenkins, James G. McManaway
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  • Date Published: November 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521523929

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  • Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.

    • Most volumes of Survey have long been out of print in hardback. This is the first time we have published in paperback
    • Each volume is devoted to the year's theme
    • Each volume contains reviews of critical books and theatre performances
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    Product details

    • Date Published: November 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521523929
    • length: 188 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 191 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of plates
    1. Fifty years of the criticism of Shakespeare's style: a retrospect M. C. Bradbrook
    2. Shakespeare and Elizabethan English Gladys D. Willcock
    3. The poet and the player George Rylands
    4. Shakespeare's orthography in Venus and Adonis and some early quartos A. C. Partridge
    5. The new way with Shakespeare's texts: an introduction for lay J. Dover Wilson
    6. The Red Bull Company and the importunate widow Charles J. Sisson
    7. Vaulting the rails J. W. Saunders
    8. Shakespeare and the acting of Edward Alleyn William A. Armstrong
    9. The Birmingham Shakespeare Memorial Library F. J. Patrick
    10. Shakespeare's Italy Mario Praz
    11. International notes
    12. Shakespeare productions in the United Kingdom:
    13. Acting Shakespeare: modern tendencies in playing and production T. C. Kemp
    14. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study Clifford Leech, Harold Jenkins and James G. McManaway
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  • Editor

    Allardyce Nicoll


    M. C. Bradbrook, Gladys D. Willcock, George Rylands, A. C. Partridge, J. Dover Wilson, Charles J. Sisson, J. W. Saunders, William A. Armstrong, F. J. Patrick, Mario Praz, T. C. Kemp, Clifford Leech, Harold Jenkins, James G. McManaway

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