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Measure for measure, edited by George L. Geckle

Label
Measure for measure
Title
Measure for measure
Statement of responsibility
edited by George L. Geckle
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this critical evaluation of the classic, the discussion focuses on the nature of the major characters, the morality of their behavior, the conclusion of the play, and the genre of a play that was listed in the First Folio as a comedy. The contents of this volume cover texts by English, American and European scholars and critics including Malone, Stevens, Schlegel, Hazlitt, Coleridge, Hallam, Gervinus, Bagehot, Pater, Dowden, Furnivall, Swinburne, Symons, Boas, Shaw, Bradley, Chambers, Bridges, Masefield and Croce
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2824
LC item number
.M433 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Geckle, George L
Series statement
Shakespeare, the critical tradition
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Brothers and sisters in literature
  • Chastity in literature
  • Comedy
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • DRAMA
  • Brothers and sisters in literature
  • Chastity in literature
  • Comedy
  • Measure for measure (Shakespeare)
Label
Measure for measure, edited by George L. Geckle
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-372) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • GENERAL EDITOR''S PREFACE; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1 Correcting Shakespeare''s editors, 1783; 2 Isabella ''pious ... determined, and eloquent'', 1789; 3 Topical allusions in Measure for Measure, 1790; 4 Identifying the main source, explaining the text, 1793; 5 On the play''s sources, 1807; 6 ''A faulty play, 1807; 7 Character and characterization, 1808; 8 ''The triumph of mercy over strict justice'', 1815; 9 Measure for Measure in performance, 1816; 10 Isabella, a ''lovely example of female excellence'', 1817; 11 ''A general system of cross-purposes'', 1817
  • 12 The Family Shakespeare, 181813 Character and morality in Measure for Measure, 1822; 14 The play''s major source, 1824; 15 A play about mercy, 1826; 16 Isabella compared to Portia, 1832; 17 A ''hateful'' and ''painful'' play, 1835, 1836; 18 A struggle between drama and philosophy, 1839; 19 An introduction to the play, 1840; 20 On the play''s date and sources, 1842; 21 Striking passages in a play that gives little pleasure, 1845; 22 An expression of New Testament morality, 1846; 23 ''This remarkable drama'', 1847; 24 The betrothal contracts and their significance, 1850
  • 25 Dispraise for Angelo, praise for Isabella, ambivalence about the Duke, 185126 Angelo a natural hypocrite, 1853; 27 Sympathy for Angelo, criticism of Isabella, 1854; 28 An uncongenial play, 1856; 29 On Isabella, the epitome of goodness, and some minor characters, 1863; 30 A play expressing equity, not justice, 1863; 31 ''The central expression'' of Shakespeare''s ''moral judgments'', 1874; 32 A dark and bitter play, 1875; 33 Mediation by the monastic life, 1875; 34 The place of Measure for Measure in Shakespeare''s canon, 1877; 35 Measure for Measure and Roman Catholicism, 1877
  • 36 On the play''s analogues and early performance, 188037 A tragedy, 1880; 38 Measure for Measure as dramatic literature, 1886-1909; 39 A lesson from the Sermon on the Mount, 1889; 40 The ''painfulness'' of Measure for Measure, 1889; 41 A ''disconsolate and bitter'' play, 1891; 42 A recapitulation of Shakespeare''s earlier work, 1894; 43 A problem play, 1896; 44 Measure for Measure and Puritan hypocrisy, 1898; 45 Shakespeare elevated ''a degraded and repellent theme'', 1898; 46 A play ''full of prophetic intimations'', 1899; 47 A ''painful and repellent'' play, 1900
  • 48 Measure for Measure as ''a moral experiment'', 190349 Miscellaneous comments, 1904; 50 A critical introduction, 1905; 51 An ''unclassifiable play'' with a ''half satirical title'', 1905; 52 ''The limits of comedy ... sorely strained'', 1906; 53 Measure for Measure and ''the philosophy of morals'', 1906; 54 On the ''inconsistency in the character of Angelo'', 1907; 55 Shakespeare''s representation of ''a weak world'', 1907; 56 A play dramatizing ''the central truth of Christian morality'', 1907; 57 A play better read than acted, 1907; 58 Duke Vincentio as Shakespeare''s alter ego, 1909
Control code
228658439
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 382 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847141927
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228658439
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Measure for measure, edited by George L. Geckle
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-372) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • GENERAL EDITOR''S PREFACE; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1 Correcting Shakespeare''s editors, 1783; 2 Isabella ''pious ... determined, and eloquent'', 1789; 3 Topical allusions in Measure for Measure, 1790; 4 Identifying the main source, explaining the text, 1793; 5 On the play''s sources, 1807; 6 ''A faulty play, 1807; 7 Character and characterization, 1808; 8 ''The triumph of mercy over strict justice'', 1815; 9 Measure for Measure in performance, 1816; 10 Isabella, a ''lovely example of female excellence'', 1817; 11 ''A general system of cross-purposes'', 1817
  • 12 The Family Shakespeare, 181813 Character and morality in Measure for Measure, 1822; 14 The play''s major source, 1824; 15 A play about mercy, 1826; 16 Isabella compared to Portia, 1832; 17 A ''hateful'' and ''painful'' play, 1835, 1836; 18 A struggle between drama and philosophy, 1839; 19 An introduction to the play, 1840; 20 On the play''s date and sources, 1842; 21 Striking passages in a play that gives little pleasure, 1845; 22 An expression of New Testament morality, 1846; 23 ''This remarkable drama'', 1847; 24 The betrothal contracts and their significance, 1850
  • 25 Dispraise for Angelo, praise for Isabella, ambivalence about the Duke, 185126 Angelo a natural hypocrite, 1853; 27 Sympathy for Angelo, criticism of Isabella, 1854; 28 An uncongenial play, 1856; 29 On Isabella, the epitome of goodness, and some minor characters, 1863; 30 A play expressing equity, not justice, 1863; 31 ''The central expression'' of Shakespeare''s ''moral judgments'', 1874; 32 A dark and bitter play, 1875; 33 Mediation by the monastic life, 1875; 34 The place of Measure for Measure in Shakespeare''s canon, 1877; 35 Measure for Measure and Roman Catholicism, 1877
  • 36 On the play''s analogues and early performance, 188037 A tragedy, 1880; 38 Measure for Measure as dramatic literature, 1886-1909; 39 A lesson from the Sermon on the Mount, 1889; 40 The ''painfulness'' of Measure for Measure, 1889; 41 A ''disconsolate and bitter'' play, 1891; 42 A recapitulation of Shakespeare''s earlier work, 1894; 43 A problem play, 1896; 44 Measure for Measure and Puritan hypocrisy, 1898; 45 Shakespeare elevated ''a degraded and repellent theme'', 1898; 46 A play ''full of prophetic intimations'', 1899; 47 A ''painful and repellent'' play, 1900
  • 48 Measure for Measure as ''a moral experiment'', 190349 Miscellaneous comments, 1904; 50 A critical introduction, 1905; 51 An ''unclassifiable play'' with a ''half satirical title'', 1905; 52 ''The limits of comedy ... sorely strained'', 1906; 53 Measure for Measure and ''the philosophy of morals'', 1906; 54 On the ''inconsistency in the character of Angelo'', 1907; 55 Shakespeare''s representation of ''a weak world'', 1907; 56 A play dramatizing ''the central truth of Christian morality'', 1907; 57 A play better read than acted, 1907; 58 Duke Vincentio as Shakespeare''s alter ego, 1909
Control code
228658439
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 382 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847141927
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228658439
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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