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Timon of Athens
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date April 3, 2001
Pages 203
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521222242
ISBN-10 0521222249
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $99.99
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Karl Klein introduces Shakespeare's play as a complex exploration of a corrupt, moneyed society, and Timon himself as a rich and philanthropic nobleman who is forced to recognize the inherent destructiveness of the Athenian society from which he retreats in disgust and rage. Klein establishes Timon as one of Shakespeare's late works, arguing that evidence for other authors is inconclusive. He shows the play to be neither tragedy, satire nor comedy, but a subtle and complete drama whose main characters contain elements of all three genres.

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