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Author Sohmer, Steve (Stephen T.), author

Title Reading Shakespeare's mind / Steve Sohmer
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Preface : impersonal Shakespeare -- Part I. Shakespeare, lovers, and friends. Joining the mice-eyed decipherers -- Marlowe's ghost in As You Like It -- The dark lady of The Merchant of Venice -- Part II. Queen Elizabeth's Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night on Twelfth Night -- Shakespeare's Twelfth Night wordplay -- Shakespeare and Paul in Illyria -- Nashe and Harvey in Illyria -- M.O.A.I. deciphered at last -- Beginning at the beginning -- Tributes private and public -- Epilogue : personal Shakespeare
Summary An accessible, enjoyable, occasionally speculative study based on a vast amount of research into some of Shakespeare's more uninterpretable moments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-199) and index
Notes This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Friends and associates
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Psychology
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Personality in literature
DRAMA -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
HISTORY -- Historiography.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Literature & Literary Studies.
Shakespeare Studies & Criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526113279 (electronic bk.)
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