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Description - The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays by Kenneth Muir

First published in 1977. This book ascertains what sources Shakespeare used for the plots of his plays and discusses the use he made of them; and secondly illustrates how his general reading is woven into the texture of his work. Few Elizabethan dramatists took such pains as Shakespeare in the collection of source-material. Frequently the sources were apparently incompatible, but Shakespeare's ability to combine a chronicle play, one or two prose chronicles, two poems and a pastoral romance without any sense of incongruity, was masterly. The plays are examined in approximately chronological order and Shakespeare's developing skill becomes evident.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415489133
ISBN-10: 041548913X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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