Shakespeare's Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters (Hardback)Frederick Kiefer (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 374
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 244 x 170 x 22 mm
'... lavishly illustrated and interesting ... This book as a whole is stronger than its individual parts, and it is significant because it brings together all of Shakespeare's personified characters in a single story, allowing readers to see these figures as similar forms of theatrical and artistic representation.' MLR
'Frederick Kiefer's Shakespeare's Visual Theatre provides readers with a prime example of the power of informed conjectural readings based on extraliterary sources. ... This is a carefully researched and thoughtfully written examination of an important and neglected aspect of Shakespeare's drama. ... Kiefer's book has the capacity to reorient significantly current discussion of Renaissance English literature, dramatic and otherwise ... important and painstakingly detailed ...'. Sixteenth Century Journal
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