Shakespeare the Craftsman: Volume 5: The Clark Lectures 1968

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Professor Bradbrook's Shakespeare the Craftsman was first given as the Clark Lectures in 1968 at Cambridge. Her purposes in the book that followed are twofold: to trace 'the descent of Shakespeare's art from the popular medieval tradition, especially from the religious drama of the Craft cycles'; and to indicate how his craftsmanship was often a response to some immediate demand - a new actor, a new stage or some specific occasion. The Merry Wives of Windsor, for instance, came of a Royal Command. There are chapters about ...

Shakespeare the Craftsman: Volume 5: The Clark Lectures 1968 1979, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521295291

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