Shakespeare and the Christian Reader: A Consideration of Shakespeare's Faith and Moral Vision As Communicated Through the Text of His Plays
- Shakespeare and the Comedy beyond Comedy. Patrides, C.A. // Kenyon Review;Spring88, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p38
Discusses the convergence of the comic and tragic in William Shakespeare's works. Real estate of sublunary nature that merges joy and sorrow into single vision; Concept of tragicomedy; Problem plays; History of tetralogy; Classification of various Shakespearian plays; Inexplicable mystery of...
- Much Ado About Comedy. // Read;4/15/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 14, p21
The article discusses the points that make "Much Ado About Nothing" a comedy. It discusses the main genres of plays such as history plays, tragedies, and comedies. Elements of the play "Much Ado About Nothing" that make it a comedy are analyzed, including lies and deceptions, sight gags,...
- All That Lives Must Die. Bottum, J. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1996, Issue 63, p28
Focuses on theories surrounding the play "Hamlet," by William Shakespeare. Symbolization of the tragic plots; Relation of the conflict between Hamlet and Claudius with that between Christianity and Stoicism; Analysis of the knowledge of universal death discussed in the play; Need for the...
- Hazlitt Liked Shakespeare but Was Like Jonson. Tiffany, Grace // Shakespeare Newsletter;Winter2009/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p111
A review of the article "Hazlitt on Comedy: Shakespeare, Jonson, and Olives," by Rick Bowers, which appeared in the Spring 2009 issue of the journal "Nineteenth-Century Prose" is presented.
- Soviet Views of Shakespeare's Comedies. // Shakespeare Studies (0582-9399);1982, Vol. 15, p281
Deals with the views of scholars in the Soviet Union on the comedies of William Shakespeare. Significance of the comedy of Shakespeare; Value of his comedy to Soviet leaders; Chronological examination of Soviet Shakespeareana.
- 'This Story Shall the Good Man Teach His Son': Henry V and the Art of History. Grennan, Eamon // Papers on Language & Literature;Fall79, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p370
Analyzes the play 'King Henry the V,' by William Shakespeare. Insight on the role of the chorus or a commissioned historian in the play; Description of the king character in the play; Significance of the play on the writing of tragedies.
- Audiovisual media: Video. Smith, Candace // Booklist;5/15/94, Vol. 90 Issue 18, p1688
Reviews the videotape `Understanding Shakespeare--the Tragedy,' produced by Telemedia Production, directed by Ned Rogers.
- 'The More Delay'd, Delighted': Theophanies in the Last Plays. Knowles, Richard Paul // Shakespeare Studies (0582-9399);1982, Vol. 15, p269
Focuses on the extensive use of divine intervention in the last plays created by William Shakespeare. Discussion of the supernatural elements in his tragedies; Analysis of his play 'Pericles'; Use of the theophany in the play 'Cymbeline.'
- 'What Was He Really Like?'. Wells, Stanley // Critical Survey;2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p107
The article discusses contemporary writing about the playwright William Shakespeare. It notes that there is little new material to justify new biographies but that efforts are made to learn something of his life through his plays and characters. The author notes that he is more interested in...