Notes, Shakespeare, general

Scope and Content

Notes, Shakespeare, general: First Folio, textual criticism, basic notes on set plays, Alfred Pollard's article 'Authors, Players and Pirates in Shakespeare's Day' (1916), detailed textual study, John Dover Wilson's The New Way with Shakespeare's Texts (Cambridge 1956), Theodore Spencer's Shakespeare and the Nature of Man (London 1969), contrasting taste in Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida, The Tempest, King Lear, Coriolanus, Measure for Measure, two-sided Shakespeare, 'doubleness' in language, contrasting taste in Shakespeare and Jacobean playwrights, comedy, Thatcherite Shakespeare, Shakespeare performances 1616-1642, Shakespeare and social history, the Sonnets, AL Morton and Shakespeare's historical outlook, Robert Weimann's Shakespeare und die Tradition des Volkstheaters (Berlin 1967)