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Title Shakespearean comedy / edited by Maurice Charney ; foreword by Ann Jennalie Cook
Published New York : New York Literary Forum, [1980]


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 W'PONDS  820.33 A2C C4835  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series New York literary forum
New York literary forum.
Contents [I. Plautus, Terence, Donatus, and the noeclassical tradition] -- Shakespeare's comic remedies / Ruth Nevo -- The conscious art of The comedy of errors / Catherine M. Shaw -- Wise saws and modern instances : the relevance of Donatus / Susan Snyder -- What neoclassical criticism tells us about what Shakespeare does not do / Harriett Hawkins -- [II. Ovidian transformations] -- The ending of Twelfth night and the tradition of metamorphosis / William C. Carroll -- Ovid's Metamorphoses and Shakespeare's Twelfth night / M.E. Lamb -- Animals as agents of revelation : the horizontalizing of the chain of being in Shakespeare's comedies / Jeanne Addison Roberts -- [III. Assumptions of romance : ideal comedy and the night world] -- The tempest and ideal comedy / Douglas L. Peterson -- Come hell or high water : Shakespearean romantic comedy / David M. Bergeron -- "Wild laughter in the throat of death" : darker purposes in Shakespearean comedy / Marjorie Garber -- [IV. Italian comedy : mixed genres and the professional troupes] -- Shakespeare's comedy and late cinquecento mixed genres / Louise George Clubb -- Pantaloons and zanies : Shakespeare's "apprenticeship" to Italian professional comedy troupes / Ninian Mellamphy -- [V. The popular tradition : orality, villainy, and doubling] -- Comedy, orality, and duplicity : A midsummer night's dream and Twelfth night / Terence Hawkes -- Comic villainy in Shakespeare and Middleton / Maurice Charney -- The doubling of parts in Shakespearean comedy : some questions of theory and practice / Avraham Oz -- [VI. Comic characters : Falstaff and Malvolio] -- Falstaff and the life of shadows / Leo Salingar -- Strategies of inconclusiveness in Henry IV, pt. 1 / Elizabeth Freund -- Malvolio : comic puritan automaton / Paul N. Siegel -- [VII. Theory of comedy : psychoanalysis and semiotics] -- Errors in comedy : a psychoanalytic theory of farce / Barbara Freedman -- Semiotics and Shakespeare's comedies / Marion Trousdale -- [VIII. Texts and documents] -- Ancient theories of comedy : the treatises of Evanthius and Donatus / S. Georgia Nugent -- Forum reviews : recent books on Shakespearean comedy / Malcolm Kiniry
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 293-299
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Comedies.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. Selections.
Author Charney, Maurice.
LC no. 79052616
ISBN 0931196078 (lib. bdg.)