Shakespeare / David Bevington.
By: Bevington, David.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell introductions to literature.Publisher: Malden : Blackwell Publishing, c2002Description: x, 250 p. : ill ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0631227199; 0631227180 ; 9780631227182.Subject(s): English literature | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretationDDC classification: 822.33 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Includes Bibliographical References and Index
Table of contents All the world's a stage: poetry and theatre --
Creeping like snail: childhood, education, early friendship, sibling rivalries --
Sighing like furnace: courtship and sexual desire --
Full of strange oaths and bearded like the Pard: the coming-of-age of the male --
Jealous in honour: love and friendship in crisis --
Wise saws: political and social disillusionment, humankind's relationship to the divine, and philosophical scepticism --
Modern instances: misogyny, jealousy, pessimism, and midlife crisis --
The lean and slippered pantaloon: ageing fathers and their daughters --
Last scene of all: retirement from the theatre.
An introduction to the Bard is structured around arc of human life - from infancy and childhood to adulthood, advancing age, and eventual death - with each stage in the life cycle acting as a lens through which the reader can view Shakespeares̕ major works