Comic Transformations in Shakespeare

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First published in 1980. In this study of Shakespeare's ten early comedies, from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night, the concept of a dynamic of comic form is developed; the Falstaff plays are seen as a watershed, and the emergence of new comic protagonists - the resourceful, anti-romantic romantic heroine and the Fool - as the summit of the achievement. The plays are explored from three complementary perspectives - theoretical, developmental and interpretative which lead to a further understanding of the powerful ...

Comic Transformations in Shakespeare 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415846660

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Comic Transformations in Shakespeare 2005, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415352703

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Comic Transformations in Shakespeare 1981, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780416738902

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Comic Transformations in Shakespeare 1981, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780416738803

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