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Illeism with a difference" in certain middle plays of Shakespeare.

S. Viswanathan

Illeism with a difference" in certain middle plays of Shakespeare.

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Written in English

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    In: Shakespeare quarterly, XX, 4, 1969, (New York).

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21651564M


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[William] Sh[akespeare] makes significant use of the device in only four "middle plays." ] This sort of illeism enriches the dramatic context [S.

Viswanathan, “‘Illeism with a Difference’ in Certain Middle Plays”, in Exploring Shakespeare: The Dynamics of Playmaking, New Delhi: Orient Longman, →ISBN, page 5, footnote —James Shapiro, author of The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in “Brilliantly illuminating The best introduction to Shakespeare’s plays that I’ve read, perhaps the best book on Shakespeare, full stop.

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