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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama
Why did Shakespeare write drama? Did he have specific reasons for his choice of this art form? Did he have clearly defined aesthetic aims in what he wanted drama to do--and why? Kiernan opens a new area of debate in showing that Shakespeare rejected many of the theories of his age on poetry, history and art to create an original theory of drama. This lively, readable but s ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published February 14th 2013 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 26th 1996)
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