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A Study Of Shakespeare

Auhtor: Edmund Gosse

Language: english

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Review by Joanna Daneman, September 2007


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Study Of Shakespeare':

... syllables and tabulating the results of a computation which shall attest in exact sequence the quantity, order, and proportion of single and double ...
... competent of critics will be least ready to adopt. Once admitted as a principle of general application, there are no lengths to which it may not ...
... and laughing accents run over from her baby lips in bubbling rhyme but when the note changes we recognise the speech of gods. For the first time in ...
... the people once risen in revolt for any just or unjust cause is always the mob, the unwashed rabble, the swinish multitude full as he is of wise ...
... and the metre of Fletcher that the first and easiest inference would be to assume the partnership of that poet in the work. In former days it ...
... English and Protestant audience, fresh from the passions and perils of reformation and reaction, he had to present an English king at war with the ...
... making thrice more glorious at once the glorious three names of England, of Grenville, and of Tennyson for ever. From the affectation of cosmopolitan ...
... of its attribution to a poet of the first order, writing at a time when there were but two such poets writing for the stage but even this is here ...
... all in poetry. Turning again for illustration to one of the highest names in imaginative literature-a name sometimes most improperly and absurdly ...
... fooling when he was pleased to enlighten the unforgetful mind of Sir Andrew as to the history of Pigrogromitus, and of the Vapians passing the equinoctial ...
... the oracular cry of Calchas for the innocent blood of Iphigenia. The doom even of Desdemona seems as much less morally intolerable as it is more logically ...
... so nauseous and so sorry a substitute as the fetid fun and rancid ribaldry of Pandarus and Thersites. I must have leave to say that the coincidence ...
... sol jungit ab urbe. It has been said that those most unmistakable verses on the blind mole are not such as any man could insert into another ...
... would seem to be something more than usual of what we may call, if it so please us, a happy providence. It is certain that no studious arrangement ...
... show how far the writer could reach at his best leaving for others to indicate how far short of that not inaccessible point he is too generally content ...
... She is as imperator over me And I to her Am as a kneeling vassal, that observes The pleasure or displeasure of her eye. In this little scene ...
... Haughton of Englishmen for my Money. He would not enlarge on the obvious fact that Shakespeare, so notorious a plunderer of others, had actually ...
... test, the heavy-monosyllabic-eleventh-syllable-of-the-double-ending test, the run-on-line test, and the central-pause test. Of the partnership ...
... knowledge and judgment on all questions of English literature were as far beyond the reach of their English followers as the freedom and enlightenment ...
... in tone and shade of literary colour. {246} Here for the first time we come upon a verse not unworthy of Marlowe himself-a verse in spirit ...