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Published: 24 November 2015

256 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199657100

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Circumstantial Shakespeare

Lorna Hutson

Oxford Wells Shakespeare Lectures

  • Offers original account of Shakespearean 'character'
  • Explains the pre-history of circumstances in rhetorical theory, before the emergence of statistical probability
  • Develops existing semiotic theory of the importance of offstage space and time in theatre in new ways
  • Offers new account of Shakespeare's relation to neoclassical theory
  • Gives clear analysis of the topic of 'character' in Shakespeare criticism