Elizabethan talk therapy
- Forming the "Chain of Chains": Rosalind and the Magic of Love in As You Like It. Clements, Elisa // Journal of the Wooden O Symposium;2002, Vol. 2, p28
Examines the character of Rosalind and her role in William Shakespeare's "As You Like It." Description of Rosalind in the play; Important aspect of Rosalind's gender/power construct; Views of critic John Powell Ward on Rosalind's skill in manipulating the character of Orlando; Assessment of...
- EDUCATION. NEVILS, W. COLEMAN // America;12/8/1917, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p221
The article focuses on the characters in William Shakespeare's comedy "As You Like It." It is indicated that there are characters in Shakespeare's play that can define the meaning of humor in different ways. Touchstone is the clownish fool in the play whose retorts are not courteous and are...
- Another Word About As You Like It. Whittaker, Eve M. // Shakespeare Newsletter;Winter2009/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p95
The article reviews a revival of William Shakespeare's play "As You Like It."
- TOUCHSTONE'S BUTTERWOMEN. Holdsworth, R. V. // Notes & Queries;Jun1984, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p196
The article discusses the significance of fictitious character Touchstone's remark in William Shakespeare's play "As You Like It." Touchstone's dismissive comment on Orlando's verses to Rosalind, "it is the right Butter-womens rank to Market," has a long history of scholarly interpretation. A...
- As You Like It: Rosalind's Truth in Disguise and Jaques' Comic Conversion. // Shakespeare & this 'Imperfect' World: Dramatic Form & the Nature;1997, p59
The article discusses the play "As You Like It," by William Shakespeare. The author mentions that there is a need for mediation between the demands of reality and truth of individual desire expressed through disguise in the play. He states that the relationship of fiction with the curiosity of...
- ADDENDA TO SHAKESPEARE'S BAWDY: AS YOU LIKE IT, IV. i. 201-218. Ray, Robert H. // American Notes & Queries;Dec74, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p51
Discusses the use of bawdy language in William Shakespeare's play 'As You Like It.' Sexual connotation in the use of the word bottomless and bird's nest; Pun on sexual senses; Juxtaposition of realism and romanticism in the characterization of Rosalind.
- Iago and Equivocation: The Seduction and Damnation of Othello. Christofides, R. M. // Early Modern Literary Studies;May2010, p6
An essay is presented on Iago, the villain of William Shakespeare's play "Othello." It examines the poststructuralist account of language for the Christian universe posited in the play, in order to understand the presentation of Iago. The author suggests that Iago's strategic manipulation of an...
- Shakespeare's Use of Examinations in Measure for Measure. Crosby, David // Journal of the Wooden O Symposium;2003, Vol. 3, p23
Examines a scene-building device used in the play "Measure for Measure," by William Shakespeare wherein a character is called to account before an authority figure and questioned about beliefs or actions that may incur serious sanctions. Background on the nature and characteristics of other...
- Isabella in Measure for Measure. Kliman, Bernice W. // Shakespeare Studies (0582-9399);1982, Vol. 15, p137
Focuses on Isabella, a fictitious character in the play 'Measure for Measure,' by William Shakespeare. Examination of the significant words of Isabella in the play; Views of critics on Isabella; Analysis of her character.