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Shakespeare"s romances reconsidered

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Tragicomedies,
  • Romances -- Adaptations -- History and criticism,
  • Tragicomedy -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Carol McGinnis Kay and Henry E. Jacobs.
ContributionsKay, Carol McGinnis, 1941-, Jacobs, Henry E.
LC ClassificationsPR2981.5 .S5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4549030M
ISBN 100803209584
LC Control Number77017389

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The late romances, often simply called the romances, are a grouping of William Shakespeare's last plays, comprising Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Cymbeline; The Winter's Tale; and The Tempest. The Two Noble Kinsmen, of which Shakespeare was co-author, is sometimes also included in the term "romances" was first used for these late works in Edward Dowden's Shakespeare: A Critical Study. Shakespeare's sonnets are by far his most important nondramatic poetry. They were first published in , although many of them had certainly been circulated privately before this, and it is generally agreed that the poems were written sometime in the s. The Romances "Romance" was not a generic classification in Shakespeare's time. The modern term "romance romance acknowledges evil-- the reality of human suffering. Romance is a natural step in describing human experience after tragedy. Tragedy involves irreversible choices made in a world where time leads inexorably to the tragic conclusion. Shakespeare's Secret book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A missing diamond, a mysterious neighbor, a link to Shakespea /5.

It was first published in the Folio of , possibly from a prompt book. Author: William Shakespeare: Format: Ebook Free PDF - KB: Othello. The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately , and based on the Italian short story "Un Capitano Moro" ("A Moorish. Learn more about the work of William Shakespeare with The Shakespeare Book, packed full of infographics, inspirational quotes, character guides, and more bonus material that illuminates the bard's work, from Shakespeare plays like Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and As You Like It, to his best-loved sonnets, and even obscure lost works/5. Love and Romance In Shakespeare's plays, love and romance are often treated in ambiguous ways. Romantic love frequently ends in death, as in the tragedies, but such love may be presented in an. Romances. Shakespeare’s late comedies – Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest are often considered their own group. The Two Noble Kinsmen is also often considered a Shakespearean romance, although it is largely the work of John Fletcher and deviates strongly from the group's general VIII, though considered a History play shares many elements of the Romances.