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The World of William Shakespeare: Comedies

Research guide devoted to the work and historical background of William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare's Comedies

 

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Criticism on Shakespeare's Comedies in the HMCPL Catalog

AVL Articles on Shakespeare's Comedies

Edgecomb, Rodney Stenning. "'Problems Arising from the 'Great Reckoning in a Little Room' As You Like It III.iii." Classical and Modern Literature(Vol. 20, Issue 4). Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.

Lee, Michelle. "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Shakespearean Criticism (Vol. 102). Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.

Marshall, Cynthia. "Wrestling as play and game in As You LIke It." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 33.2 (1993): 265+. Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.

Oliver, H. J. "Introduction." The Oxford Shakespeare: "The Taming of the Shrew,". Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. 1-76. Rpt. in Shakespearean Criticism. Ed. Michael L. LaBlanc. Vol. 77. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.

Penuel, Suzanne. "Castrating the creditor in The Merchant of Venice." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 44.2 (2004): 255+.Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.

Summers, Joseph H. "1. The masks of Twelfth Night." George Herbert Journal 16.1-2 (1992): 1+. Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.