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Shakespeare Survey

Volume 4. Interpretation

Part of Shakespeare Survey

Kenneth Muir, Hardin Craig, M. C. Bradbrook, D. S. Bland, J. Dover Wilson, Levi Fox, L. W. Hanson, George F. Reynolds, John Gielgud, Ján Simko, Vladeta Popovic, Richard David, J. I. M. Stewart, Clifford Leech, James G. McManaway
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  • Date Published: November 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521523783


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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: 9780521523783
    • length: 204 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 11 x 191 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of plates
    1. Fifty years of Shakespearian criticism:
    1900–1950 Kenneth Muir
    2. Motivation in Shakespeare's choice of material Hardin Craig
    3. The sources of Macbeth M. C. Bradbrook
    4. Shakespeare and the 'ordinary' word D. S. Bland
    5. Malone and the upstart crow J. Dover Wilson
    6. An early copy of Shakespeare's will Levi Fox
    7. The Shakespeare collection in the Bodleian Library, Oxford L. W. Hanson
    8. Was there a 'tarras' in Shakespeare's Globe? George F. Reynolds
    9. Tradition, style and the theatre to-day John Gielgud
    10. Shakespeare in Slovakia Ján Simko
    11. Shakespeare in post-war Yugoslavia Vladeta Popovic
    12. International notes
    13. Shakespeare's comedies and the modern stage Richard David
    14. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study J. I. M. Stewart, Clifford Leech and James G. McManaway
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  • Editor

    Allardyce Nicoll


    Kenneth Muir, Hardin Craig, M. C. Bradbrook, D. S. Bland, J. Dover Wilson, Levi Fox, L. W. Hanson, George F. Reynolds, John Gielgud, Ján Simko, Vladeta Popovic, Richard David, J. I. M. Stewart, Clifford Leech, James G. McManaway

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