Beyond Tragedy: Structure & Experience in Shakespeare's Romances, Volume 10

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University Press of Kentucky, 1981 M01 1 - 150 pages
In this compact, yet comprehensive exploration of Shakespeare's romances, Robert W. Uphaus suggests that the romances bring us to a realm of human and dramatic experience that is "beyond tragedy". The inexorable movement of tragedy toward death and a final close is absorbed in romance by a further movement in which death can lead to renewed life.
 

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Contents

Tragedy and the Intimations of Romance
12
Pericles and the Conventions of Romance
34
CymMine and the Parody of Romance
49
Prosperos Art and the Descent of Romance
92
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