Shakespeare's Poetics in Relation to King Lear

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Psychology Press, 1962 - Literary Criticism - 184 pages
First published in 1962.

This volume gives as complete an account as possible of the Shakespearian experience, particularly in terms of one play, King Lear, but in general against the context of all of Shakespeare's work and that of the age in which it was created.

Chapters cover: King Lear in the Renaissance; Providence; Kind; Fortune; Anarchy and Order; Reason and Will; Show and Substance; Redemption and Shakespeare's Poetics.
 

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Contents

PREFACE page xi
2
PROVIDENCE
17
KIND
30
FORTUNE
46
ANARCHY AND ORDER
61
REASON AND WILL
85
SHOW AND SUBSTANCE
103
REDEMPTION I 19
110
sHAKESPEAREs Poetics
138
WORKS CONSU LTED
168
INDEx
177
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