This study focuses attentionon a vital but neglected aspect of Shakespeare's work as a dramatist: the invention and shaping of scenes. Jones opens with a description of Shakespeare's legendary mastery of scenic organization, and goes on to cover related topics concerning scenes and sequence. Included are the presentation of time (with a critical scrutiny of the "double-time" theory); the use of a two-part structure, with the implications this has for the meaning of the plays; and the ways in which Shakespeare evolves new ...

Scenic Form in Shakespeare 1985, Oxford University Press

ISBN-13: 9780198120124

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Scenic Form in Shakespeare 1985, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198123255

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