Essential Shakespeare

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For that very specific and historically brief situation within the theater, Shakespeare invented a language that is somehow closer to the vital, expressive life of English, still, than anything set down since. The harder one looks at it the odder this seems. The inner complexity and precision of, for instance, the King's speech in "All's Well That Ends Well," which reproduces in itself the stresses and tensile structure of the whole play, like that of a great flying machine, as if it were a sort of fractal of the whole play ...

Essential Shakespeare 2006, Ecco Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060887957

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The Essential Shakespeare 1993, Ecco Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780880013147

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