Table of contents for Shakespeare's theory of drama / Pauline Kiernan.

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1. Introduction
2. Shakespeare and Sidney. Two worlds: the brazen and the golden
3. Shakespeare and Ovid: 'What strainèd touches rhetoric can lend': poetry metamorphosed in Venus and Adonis and the Sonnets
4. 'In scorn of nature, art gave lifeless life': exposing art's sterility. The Rape of Lucrece, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest
5. 'O'er-wrested seeming': dramatic illusion and the repudiation of mimesis: Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Hamlet
6. 'Thy registers and thee I both defy': history challenged: Richard III, Henry VIII, Henry V and Richard II
7. Antony and Cleopatra as 'A defence of drama'.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Aesthetics, English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism Theory, etc, English drama 17th century History and criticism Theory, etc, Aesthetics, Modern 16th century, Aesthetics, Modern 17th century