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Hallett, Charles A.

The Artistic Links Between William Shakespeare and Sir Thomas More

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. “More Virtually does Shakespeare’s Work for him”: Dogmas of the “More Myth”
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

Part 1. Inspiration: Re- envisioning the Historical Narrative from the Protagonist’s Point of View

2. “Thou Art a Traitor. Off with his Head!”: Applying the Ricardian Shock to de Casibus Narrative
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

3. “For on that Ground I’ll make a holy Descant—”: Two con men show how their Thespian Skills Brought Richard’s Cause “to a Happy Issue”
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

Part II. The Supreme Achievement: Shakespeare’s Discoveries Perfected and Applied

4. “Was Ever Woman in this Humor Woo’d?/Was Ever Woman in this Humor Won?”: Richard’s Boast of his Prowess as Lover and Playwright
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

Part III. Expanding the Perspective: The Dynamics of the Play’s “Geological Fault”

5. “The Most Arch act of Piteous Massacre/that Ever yet this Land was Guilty Of”: How Shakespeare’s Method of Exposing Richard Differs from More’s
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

6. “To her Go I, a Jolly Thriving Wooer”: The Second Wooing Scene (4.4.199–431)
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

7. “Here Pitch our tent, Even here in Bosworth Field”: Meanwhile, Back at the Tetralogy…
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

8. Later uses of the Ricardian Template: Crafting the Fifth act of Coriolanus

Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

9. Epilogue
Charles A. Hallett, Elaine S. Hallett

Keywords: Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, British and Irish Literature, Poetry and Poetics

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
303 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230119529
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29536-4

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