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Published: 03 April 2003

744 Pages | 15 illus.

ISBN: 9780199245222

Bookseller Code (04)

Shakespeare: An Oxford Guide

Edited by Stanley Wells and Lena Cowen Orlin

  • Offers concise, accessible, and engaging introductions to the literary and historical contexts in which Shakespeare lived and worked
  • Surveys the major genres and explores Shakespeare's use of convention and innovation, through close readings of plays and poetry
  • Includes analyses of a wide range of critical approaches and offers practical examples of criticism in action
  • Guides the reader to reliable sources for further reading and useful web links

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