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By Catherine M. S. Alexander

ISBN-10: 0521708192

ISBN-13: 9780521708197

ISBN-10: 0521881781

ISBN-13: 9780521881784

Which performs are incorporated less than the heading 'Shakespeare's final plays', and while does Shakespeare's 'last' interval commence? what's intended via a 'late play', and what are the advantages in defining performs during this method? Reflecting the hot development of curiosity in overdue experiences, and recognising the gaps in obtainable scholarship in this quarter, during this publication best foreign Shakespeare students handle those and lots of different questions. The essays find Shakespeare's final performs - unmarried and co-authored - within the interval in their composition, ponder the numerous features in their Jacobean context, and discover the wealthy afterlives, on degree, in print and different media of The Winter's story, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Pericles, the 2 Noble Kinsmen and Henry VIII. the amount opens with a historic timeline that locations the performs within the contexts of latest political occasions, theatrical occasions, different cultural milestones, Shakespeare's existence and that of his enjoying corporation, the King's Men.

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