Wilson Knight's Wheel of Fire

Dobson, Michael
July 2002
Essays in Criticism;Jul2002, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p235
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses G. Wilson Knight's criticism of the work of English dramatist William Shakespeare in his 1930 book 'The Wheel of Fire.' Refusal to treat Shakespeare's characters as mimetic representations of human agents; Preference of seeing Shakespeare's dramatic personae as personifications of more or less abstract forces.


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