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Product Description: Shakespeare intended his plays to be seen, not read. With this thought uppermost in mind, Charney offers here a provocative analysis of Hamlet, the most stylistically inventive of all Shakespeare's plays, strictly in terms of its style-by which he means the distinct modes of expression used by the playwright in accomplishing his dramatic ends...read more

Hardcover:

9780691648583 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $124.95 | About this edition: Shakespeare intended his plays to be seen, not read.

Paperback:

9780691621753 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $44.50 | About this edition: Shakespeare intended his plays to be seen, not read.

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Product Description: Shakespeare’s Style presents a detailed consideration of aspects of Shakespeare’s writing style in his plays. Each chapter offers a detailed discussion about a single feature of style in a chosen Shakespeare play. Topics examine include: a discussion of a key image or images, both verbal and nonverbal; consideration of the way a character is put together; reflection of the changing audience response to a character; and audience response to an account of the speech rhythms of a single play...read more

Hardcover:

9781611477641 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, August 20, 2014, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Shakespeare’s Style presents a detailed consideration of aspects of Shakespeare’s writing style in his plays.

Paperback:

9781611477665 | Reprint edition (Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, March 3, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Shakespeare’s Style presents a detailed consideration of aspects of Shakespeare’s writing style in his plays.
9780373642748, titled "Rogue Target" | Gold Eagle, September 1, 2001, cover price $4.50 | also contains Rogue Target

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Hardcover:

9780415732840, titled "Hamlet's Fictions" | Routledge, December 12, 2013, cover price $125.00
9780415007030, titled "Hamlet's Fictions" | Routledge Kegan & Paul, August 1, 1988, cover price $67.00 | also contains Angelina's Pet

Paperback:

9781138975651, titled "Hamlet's Fictions" | Routledge, January 20, 2016, cover price $47.95

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Product Description: Shakespeare's Villains is a close reading of Shakespeare's plays to investigate the nature of evil. Charney closely considers the way that dramatic characters are developed in terms of language, imagery, and nonverbal stage effects...read more

Paperback:

9781611476217 | Reprint edition (Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, May 3, 2013), cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Shakespeare's Villains is a close reading of Shakespeare's plays to investigate the nature of evil.

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Product Description: Shakespeare was acutely aware of our intimate struggles with aging. His dramatic characters either prosper or suffer according to their relationship with maturity, and his sonnets eloquently explore time's ravaging effects. "Wrinkled deep in time" is how the queen describes herself in Antony and Cleopatra, and at the end of King Lear, there is a tragic sense that both the king and Gloucester have acquired a wisdom they otherwise lacked at the beginning of the play...read more

Hardcover:

9780231142304 | Columbia Univ Pr, November 1, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Shakespeare was acutely aware of our intimate struggles with aging.

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Product Description: "The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies: "Anything Further Father?" is the first book to consider the Marx Brothers in the context of comic theory and practice. It includes a gag analysis of three famous scenes: the stateroom scene in "A Night at the Opera", the mirror scene in "Duck Soup", and the "tootsie-frootsie" ice cream scene in "A Day the Races"...read more

Hardcover:

9780838641248 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, June 30, 2007, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: "The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies: "Anything Further Father?

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Product Description: Comedy is a fundamental part of the human experience. Collecting the work of today's leading scholars, Maurice Charney presents 40 essays on the many forms that comedy has taken throughout history. Ranging from the comic plays of ancient times to Renaissance and Restoration comedies, from Commedia dell'Arte to stand-up performers, from trickster tales to television sitcoms, these surveys trace the evolution of the comic genre...read more
By Maurice Charney (editor)

Hardcover:

9780313327063 | Praeger Pub Text, September 30, 2005, cover price $376.00 | About this edition: Comedy is a fundamental part of the human experience.

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Product Description: In this broad-ranging exploration of the nature of comedy Professor Charney considers its popular roots as well as the major issues in comic theory. Comedy High and Low seeks to bridge the gap between comic literature, especially stage comedy, and the popular comedy of jokes, graffiti, and comic happenings of everyday life...read more

Hardcover:

9780195024302 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1978, cover price $12.95 | also contains The Rainbow Fairies

Paperback:

9780820405384 | 2 edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 1, 2005), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In this broad-ranging exploration of the nature of comedy Professor Charney considers its popular roots as well as the major issues in comic theory.

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Biographical information, critical essays, commentary, critical studies, and production histories accompany Shakespeare's two plays concerning misguided actions and ingratitude--TItus Andronicus and Timon of Athens. Reprint.

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9780451529565 | Rev upd edition (Signet Classic, December 1, 2004), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Biographical information, critical essays, commentary, critical studies, and production histories accompany Shakespeare's two plays concerning misguided actions and ingratitude--TItus Andronicus and Timon of Athens.

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Product Description: The complex and sometimes contradictory expressions of love in Shakespeare's works―ranging from the serious to the absurd and back again―arise primarily from his dramatic and theatrical flair rather than from a unified philosophy of love...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780231104289 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: "Shakespeare on Love and Lust" looks at the complex and sometimes contradictory expressions of love in Shakespeare's works - ranging from the serious to the absurd and back again - and argues that they arise primarily from his dramatic and theatrical flair rather than from a unified philosophy of love.

Paperback:

9780231104296, titled "Shakespeare on Love and Lust" | Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The complex and sometimes contradictory expressions of love in Shakespeare's works―ranging from the serious to the absurd and back again―arise primarily from his dramatic and theatrical flair rather than from a unified philosophy of love.

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Paperback:

9780452011434 | Penguin USA, July 1, 1994, cover price $12.95
9780451519207 | New Amer Library, October 1, 1985, cover price $5.95 | also contains Famous Men of the Middle Ages

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A collection of minilectures arranged by categories offers insight into different ways of examining Shakespeare's works

Hardcover:

9780231068628 | Columbia Univ Pr, November 1, 1993, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: A collection of minilectures arranged by categories offers insight into different ways of examining Shakespeare's works

Paperback:

9780231068635 | Columbia Univ Pr, November 1, 1993, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A collection of minilectures arranged by categories offers insight into different ways of examining Shakespeare's works

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Product Description: How to Read Shakespeare offers an approach to Shakespeare through reading and seeing his plays. The assumption is that Shakespeare's plays are fully comprehensible to modern readers and theater-goers and that they can be thoroughly enjoyed...read more

Paperback:

9780820416670 | Reprint edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, July 1, 1992), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: How to Read Shakespeare offers an approach to Shakespeare through reading and seeing his plays.
9780070106598 | McGraw-Hill, June 1, 1971, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: How to Read Shakespeare offers an approach to Shakespeare through reading and seeing his plays.

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Product Description: First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Paperback:

9780840363237 | Reprint edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, September 1, 1990), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: First Published in 2002.
9780416319408 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, October 1, 1981, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: First Published in 2002.

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Product Description: Joe Orton (Macmillan Modern Dramatists)

Paperback:

9780333292037 | Reissue edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1990), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Joe Orton (Macmillan Modern Dramatists)
9780394623061 | Olympic Marketing Corp, June 1, 1984, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: Book by Charney, Maurice

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Product Description: These essays use psychoanalytic concepts and methods to explore four Shakespearean plays; Brecht's dramas; the films Alien and Fanny and Alexander; and the works of such writers as Bergson, Proust, Schreber, Stendhal, Dickens, Marvell, and Baudelaire.

Hardcover:

9780838632765 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: These essays use psychoanalytic concepts and methods to explore four Shakespearean plays; Brecht's dramas; the films Alien and Fanny and Alexander; and the works of such writers as Bergson, Proust, Schreber, Stendhal, Dickens, Marvell, and Baudelaire.

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By Maurice Charney (editor)

Hardcover:

9780931196072 | New York Literary Forum, September 1, 1980, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Book by

By Maurice Charney (editor)

Paperback:

9780931196003 | New York Literary Forum, June 1, 1978, cover price $15.00

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