An introduction to the study of Shakespeare

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Introduction. -- The Shakespeare-Bacon controversy. -- The authenticity of the First folio. -- The chronology of the plays. -- Shakespeare's verse. -- Distinctive use of verse and prose in Shakespeare's plays. -- The Latin and the Anglo-Saxon elements of Shakespeare's English, and the monosyllabic vocabulary, in their relations to the intellectual, the emotional, and the dramatic. -- Romeo and Juliet. -- The commentary on Romeo and Juliet. -- King John. -- Much ado about nothing. -- Hamlet. -- The witch agency in Macbeth. -- Lady Macbeth's relations to Macbeth. -- Antony and Cleopatra. -- Jottings on the text of Hamlet. -- Miscellaneous notes. -- Examination questions
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