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Title Romeo and Juliet / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Janyce Marson.

Publication Info. New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2008.
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Description xii, 339 pages ; 25 cm
Series Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Note This study guide contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on the play, plus an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a biography of Shakespeare.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( pages 325-328) and index.
Contents Series introduction --Introduction /Harold Bloom --Biography of William Shakespeare -- Summary of Romeo and Juliet -- Key passages in Romeo and Juliet -- List of characters in Romeo and Juliet -- Criticism through the ages -- Romeo and Juliet in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- "To the reader," from The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet / Arthur Brooke 1562 -- From the Speculum Mundi / John Swan 1635 -- From The Diary of Samuel Pepys / Samuel Pepys 1662 -- From The Conquest of Granada, second part, Defence of the Epilogue / John Dryden 1672 -- "Prologue," from History and Fall of Caius Marius / Thomas Otway 1680 -- Romeo and Juliet in the eighteenth century -- From Hamburgische Dramaturgie / Gotthold Ephraim Lessing 1767 -- From Notes on Shakespear's Plays / Samuel Johnson 1768 -- From "Shakespear," in A Complete History of the Stage / Charles Dibdin 1794 --
Romeo and Juliet in the nineteenth century -- From "Criticisms on Shakspeare's tragedies," from Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature / August Wilhelm Schlegel 1809 -- From "Romeo and Juliet," from Characters of Shakespear's Plays / William Hazlitt 1817 -- From "Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare with Introductory Remarks on Poetry, the Drama, and the Stage / Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1818 -- "Juliet," from Shakespeare's Heroines : Characteristics of Women : Moral, Poetical and Historical / Anna Jameson 1832 -- From "The first and second tragedy : Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet" from Shakespeare : A Critical Study of His Mind and Art / Edward Dowden 1872 -- "Shakespeare as dramatist," from Five Lectures on Shakespeare / Bernhard ten Brink 1895 -- "Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant of Venice," from Shakespeare and His Predecessors / Frederick S. Boas 1896 --
Romeo and Juliet in the twentieth century -- "Juliet's nurse," from Characters from Shakespeare / Walter de la Mare 1902 -- "Pure and impure poetry," from Kenyon Review / Robert Penn Warren 1943 -- "Romeo and Juliet : from The meaning of Shakespeare / Harold C. Goddard 1951 -- "Form and formality in Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare Quarterly / Harry Levin 1960 -- "Romeo and Juliet," from The Shakespearean Imagination / Norman N. Holland 1964 -- "Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare : The Pattern in His Carpet / Francis Fergusson 1970 -- "Romeo and Juliet : comedy into tragedy," from Essays in Criticism / Susan Snyder 1970 -- "The height," from Tragic Vision in Romeo and Juliet / James H. Seward 1973 -- "Romeo and Juliet," from Northrop Frye on Shakespeare / Northrop Frye 1986 -- "Introduction," from Romeo and Juliet (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations) / Harold Bloom 1986 --
"Romeo and Juliet," from Shakespeare's Tragic Cosmos / Thomas McAlindon 1991 -- "The ambiguities of Romeo and Juliet," from Everybody's Shakespeare : Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies / Maynard Mack 1993 -- "Introduction," from Romeo and Juliet (Bloom's Guides) / Harold Bloom 1996 -- Romeo and Juliet in the twenty-first century -- "Romeo and Juliet : an innovative tragedy," from Shakespeare : The Tragedies / John Russell Brown 2001 -- "Motion and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet," from Philosophy and Literature / Daryl W. Palmer 2006 -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary This study guide contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on the play, plus an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a biography of Shakespeare.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
Marson, Janyce.
ISBN 9780791095966 (hc : alk. paper)
0791095967 (hc : alk. paper)
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