An Introduction to Shakespeare
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An Introduction to Shakespeare

By W. H. (Willard Higley) Durham, F. E. (Frederick Erastus) Pierce, H. N. (Henry Noble) MacCracken
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  • TITLE-PAGE OF THE FIRST FOLIO, 1628 The first collected edition of Shakespeare's Plays (From the copy in the New York Public Library)
  • AN INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
    • BY
      • H. N. MacCRACKEN, PH.D. F. E. PIERCE, PH.D.
        • AND
      • AND
      • W. H. DURHAM, PH.D.
      • New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1925
      • PREFACE
    • H. N. MacCRACKEN, PH.D. F. E. PIERCE, PH.D.
      • AND
    • AND
    • W. H. DURHAM, PH.D.
    • New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1925
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • AN INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
      • CHAPTER I
        • AN OUTLINE OF SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE
      • AN OUTLINE OF SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE
      • CHAPTER II
        • ENGLISH DRAMA BEFORE SHAKESPEARE
      • ENGLISH DRAMA BEFORE SHAKESPEARE
      • CHAPTER III
        • THE ELIZABETHAN THEATER
        • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 4. OUTER SCENE.
        • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 3. INNER SCENE.
      • THE ELIZABETHAN THEATER
      • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 4. OUTER SCENE.
      • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 3. INNER SCENE.
      • CHAPTER IV
        • ELIZABETHAN LONDON
      • ELIZABETHAN LONDON
      • CHAPTER V
        • SHAKESPEARE'S NONDRAMATIC WORKS
      • SHAKESPEARE'S NONDRAMATIC WORKS
      • CHAPTER VI
        • THE SEQUENCE OF SHAKESPEARE's PLAYS
      • THE SEQUENCE OF SHAKESPEARE's PLAYS
      • CHAPTER VII
        • SHAKESPEARE'S DEVELOPMENT AS A DRAMATIST
      • SHAKESPEARE'S DEVELOPMENT AS A DRAMATIST
      • CHAPTER VIII
        • THE CHIEF SOURCES OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS
      • THE CHIEF SOURCES OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS
      • CHAPTER IX
        • HOW SHAKESPEARE GOT INTO PRINT
      • HOW SHAKESPEARE GOT INTO PRINT
      • CHAPTER X
        • THE PLAYS OF THE FIRST PERIOD—IMITATION AND EXPERIMENT
        • 1587 (?)-1594
      • THE PLAYS OF THE FIRST PERIOD—IMITATION AND EXPERIMENT
      • 1587 (?)-1594
      • CHAPTER XI
        • THE PLAYS OF THE SECOND PERIOD—COMEDY AND HISTORY
      • THE PLAYS OF THE SECOND PERIOD—COMEDY AND HISTORY
      • CHAPTER XII
        • THE PLAYS OF THE THIRD PERIOD—TRAGEDY
      • THE PLAYS OF THE THIRD PERIOD—TRAGEDY
      • CHAPTER XIII
        • THE PLAYS OF THE FOURTH PERIOD—ROMANTIC TRAGI-COMEDY
      • THE PLAYS OF THE FOURTH PERIOD—ROMANTIC TRAGI-COMEDY
      • CHAPTER XIV
        • FAMOUS MISTAKES AND DELUSIONS ABOUT SHAKESPEARE
      • FAMOUS MISTAKES AND DELUSIONS ABOUT SHAKESPEARE
      • INDEX
    • CHAPTER I
      • AN OUTLINE OF SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE
    • AN OUTLINE OF SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE
    • CHAPTER II
      • ENGLISH DRAMA BEFORE SHAKESPEARE
    • ENGLISH DRAMA BEFORE SHAKESPEARE
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE ELIZABETHAN THEATER
      • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 4. OUTER SCENE.
      • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 3. INNER SCENE.
    • THE ELIZABETHAN THEATER
    • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 4. OUTER SCENE.
    • TIMON OF ATHENS, v, 3. INNER SCENE.
    • CHAPTER IV
      • ELIZABETHAN LONDON
    • ELIZABETHAN LONDON
    • CHAPTER V
      • SHAKESPEARE'S NONDRAMATIC WORKS
    • SHAKESPEARE'S NONDRAMATIC WORKS
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE SEQUENCE OF SHAKESPEARE's PLAYS
    • THE SEQUENCE OF SHAKESPEARE's PLAYS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • SHAKESPEARE'S DEVELOPMENT AS A DRAMATIST
    • SHAKESPEARE'S DEVELOPMENT AS A DRAMATIST
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE CHIEF SOURCES OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS
    • THE CHIEF SOURCES OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS
    • CHAPTER IX
      • HOW SHAKESPEARE GOT INTO PRINT
    • HOW SHAKESPEARE GOT INTO PRINT
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE PLAYS OF THE FIRST PERIOD—IMITATION AND EXPERIMENT
      • 1587 (?)-1594
    • THE PLAYS OF THE FIRST PERIOD—IMITATION AND EXPERIMENT
    • 1587 (?)-1594
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE PLAYS OF THE SECOND PERIOD—COMEDY AND HISTORY
    • THE PLAYS OF THE SECOND PERIOD—COMEDY AND HISTORY
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE PLAYS OF THE THIRD PERIOD—TRAGEDY
    • THE PLAYS OF THE THIRD PERIOD—TRAGEDY
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • THE PLAYS OF THE FOURTH PERIOD—ROMANTIC TRAGI-COMEDY
    • THE PLAYS OF THE FOURTH PERIOD—ROMANTIC TRAGI-COMEDY
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • FAMOUS MISTAKES AND DELUSIONS ABOUT SHAKESPEARE
    • FAMOUS MISTAKES AND DELUSIONS ABOUT SHAKESPEARE
    • INDEX
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