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Comic transformations in Shakespeare / Ruth Nevo.

By: Nevo, Ruth [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge library edition. Shakespeare. Comedies ; VPublisher: Abingdon ; London : Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2013Description: vi, 242 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415846660 (pbk.)Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Comedies | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Comic characters | Humorous plays | Humanities: English September2019Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 822.33 Summary: First published in 1980. In this study of Shakespeare's ten early comedies, from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night, the concept of a dynamic of comic form is developed; the Falstaff plays are seen as a watershed, and the emergence of new comic protagonists - the resourceful, anti-romantic romantic heroine and the Fool - as the summit of the achievement. The plays are explored from three complementary perspectives - theoretical, developmental and interpretative which lead to a further understanding of the powerful relation between the plays' formal compl.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

First published in 1980. In this study of Shakespeare's ten early comedies, from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night, the concept of a dynamic of comic form is developed; the Falstaff plays are seen as a watershed, and the emergence of new comic protagonists - the resourceful, anti-romantic romantic heroine and the Fool - as the summit of the achievement. The plays are explored from three complementary perspectives - theoretical, developmental and interpretative which lead to a further understanding of the powerful relation between the plays' formal compl.

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