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G.K. Chesterton"s criticism of Shakespeare

Keith T. Condon

G.K. Chesterton"s criticism of Shakespeare

by Keith T. Condon

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.,
  • Chesterton, G. K. -- 1874-1936.

  • Edition Notes

    Dissertation (M.A. in Shakespeare Studies) - University of Birmingham, Shakespeare Institute.

    Statementby K.T. Condon.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18281005M

      In a column in the Illustrated London News for October 1, , entitled “Shakespeare and the Dark Lady,” Chesterton observes that a certain Comtesse de Chambrun had written a book on the question of the “dark lady” in Shakespeare’s sonnets, entitled, Shakespeare: Actor, Poet, as Seen by His Associates, Explained by Himself and.   Review title: Obscure criticism From here in my head, at this point in history and in comparison to the dim level of literay intelligence extant today, it seems hard to countenance or sustain a valid critique of Chesterton. Apparently in such was not the case, as West tears into a sometimes near-rant of criticism of Chesterton. Truth be told when his criticism is at his best is when he /5(1).

    The Soul of Wit contains G.K Chesterton's reflections on William Shakespeare, compiled from the best of Chesterton's short reviews and essays. From single-line quotes to more substantive analysis, this work is perfect for those interested in the Bard or the author. pages, softcover. Chesterton on Shakespeare () by G.K. Chesterton. G.K. Chesterton was born in London into a middle-class family on He studied at University College and the Slade School of Art (). Around he had gone through a crisis of skepticism and depression and during this period he experimented with the Ouija board and grew fascinated with diabolism.

    The Everlasting Man Summary. Thanks for exploring this SuperSummary Plot Summary of “The Everlasting Man” by G. K. Chesterton. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Literary criticism: During his own lifetime and shortly afterward, Shakespeare enjoyed fame and considerable critical attention. The English writer Francis Meres, in , declared him to be England’s greatest writer in comedy and tragedy. Writer and poet John Weever lauded “honey-tongued Shakespeare.”.


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He is a critic of those who would psychoanalyze not only Shakespeare but Shakespeare’s characters, of those who would try to force and squeeze Shakespeare into narrow modern philosophies, of those who concluded that Shakespeare was despairing, only because they discovered that Shakespeare could express their own despair, of those who would turn “good poetry into bad metaphysics,” of.

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