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Description - Shakespeare: The Tragedies by John Russell Brown

This comprehensive study is also a work of detection and reappraisal. Each tragedy is considered both as a text and as a play to experience in performance. Shakespeare's engagement with this form of drama is followed step by step until its concluding years of intense activity. No theory of tragedy emerges, but rather an increasing ability to maintain and communicate a clear perception of a changing and often violent society in which action is stronger than words or conscious intention.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333589571
ISBN-10: 0333589572
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 21mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Russell Brown

JOHN RUSSELL BROWN is a Research Consultant for Middlesex University and has written many books on Shakespeare, including Discovering Shakespeare and William Shakespeare: Writing for Performance.

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