Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being

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This critical work on Shakespeare attempts to show his complete works - dramatic and poetic - as a single, tightly-integrated, evolving organism. Identifying Shakespeare's use in the poems "Venus and Adonis" and "The Rape of Lucrece", of the two most significant religious myths of the archaic world, Hughes argues that these myths later provided Shakespeare with templates for the construction of every play from "All's Well that Ends Well" to "The Tempest". He also argues that this development, in turn, represented his poetic ...

Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being 1993, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571168248

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Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being 1992, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

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Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being 1992, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571166046

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