The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

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First published in 1968. This re-issues the revised edition of 1979. The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose is the first detailed study of the use of prose in the plays. It begins by defining the different dramatic and emotional functions which Shakespeare gave to prose and verse, and proceeds to analyse the recurrent stylistic devices used in his prose. The general and particular application of prose is then studied through all the plays, in roughly chronological order.The book had its genesis in 1962, when the examiners for the Cambridge University Harness Prize Essay (John Northam and Anne Barton) fortunately chose a#39;Shakespearea#39;s Proseaquot; as its topic. Coincidental!y. I had been working for threeanbsp;...

Title:The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose
Author:Brian Vickers
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-09-13


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