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Shakespeare's Tragedies by Emma Smith
  

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Shakespeare's Tragedies by Emma Smith

This Guide steers students through the critical writing on Shakespeare s tragedies from the sixteenth century to the present day. Guides students through four centuries of critical writing on Shakespeare s tragedies. Covers both significant early views and recent critical interventions. Substantial editorial material links the articles and places them in context. Annotated suggestions for further reading allow students to investigate further.

About the Author

Emma Smith was born Elspeth Hallsmith in 1923. Maidens' Trip was first published in 1948 and won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. The Far Cry, a novel, was published the following year and was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 1951 Emma Smith married and moved to Wales, where she published children's books, short stories and, in 1978, her novel The Opportunity of a Lifetime. In 2008 The Great Western Beach, her memoir of her Cornish childhood, was published. Since 1980 Emma Smith has lived in the London district of Putney.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th August 2003

Author

Emma Smith

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Publisher

Blackwell Publishers an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Format

Hardback
384 pages

Categories

Shakespeare studies & criticism

ISBN

9780631220091

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