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Richard III: A Preview From Shakespeare Criticism Vol. 164

Shakespeare Criticism: Volume 164 was published last Friday, 8 August. This volume contains essays and criticism of Hamlet, Richard III, and Shakespeare's sonnets. Below is the opening passage to Richard III.

Richard III

For additional information on the critical and stage history of Richard III, see SC, Volumes 8, 14, 39, 52, 62, 73, 84, 94, 104, 114, 123, 132, 141, and 149.

A Preview of Hamlet in Shakespeare Criticism Vol. 164

Shakespeare Criticism: Volume 164 was published last Friday, 8 August. This volume contains essays and criticism of Hamlet, Richard III, and Shakespeare’s sonnets. Below is the opening passage to Hamlet.

 

Hamlet

For additional information on the critical and stage history of Hamlet, see SC, Volumes 1, 21, 35, 44, 59, 71, 82, 92, 102, 111, 120, 129, 137, and 147.

 

INTRODUCTION

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, more often known simply as Hamlet, was...

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Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Karen Tei Yamashita: Take a Look at These Previews from Contemporary Literary Criticism 382

Contemporary Literary Criticism: Volume 382, published July 31, features entries on Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, Shame by Salman Rushdie, and author Karen Tei Yamashita. Here are the opening passages to each entry.

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Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood

(Full name Margaret Eleanor Atwood) Canadian novelist, short-story writer, poet, playwright, essayist, librettist, and critic.

The following entry provides criticism of Atwood’s novel Oryx and Crake...

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New Literature Criticism Volumes in August

Three new volumes in the Gale Literature Criticism Series are scheduled for publication Friday, August 7. Short Story Criticism: Volume 215 features a total of four entries. Two of these entries cover authors: Charles Dickens, a titan of 19th century British literature, and Clarice Lispector, a 20th century Jewish-Brazilian writer of critical acclaim. One entry is on the short story "Emma Zunz" (1948) by Jorge Luis Borges, and the fourth entry provides comprehensive criticism of Chilean short-fiction writers. Poetry...
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