Romeo and Juliet
Penguin UK, 7.04.2005 г. - 320 страници
'Shakespeare invented the human as we continue to know it' Harold Bloom
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Romeo and Tybalt will also go 'to't ... like lightning' (III. 1.172), and Romeo
remembers the 'lightning before death' that men are often supposed to
experience (V.3.90, 91). Light so swift is like fire, which can both create and
destroy. 'O for a ...
The action begins on Sunday morning; Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time
that evening at the Capulet feast; Monday afternoon sees them married, Tybalt
and Mercutio killed and Romeo banished; the lovers spend their one and only
Performances on stage and screen sometimes omit the intruders, Tybalt and
Paris, but Shakespeare seems to have wanted this tomb-womb to be crowded
and charged with sex and violence. It seems less the site of new birth than a
There are other kinds of conventional thought and expression, Tybalt's for
instance, mocked by Mercutio (II.4.19–35). Friar Laurence seems at times a
walking compendium of Good Advice, almost as much of a slave to the language
he speaks, ...
When Mercutio mocks Tybalt's enslavement to the latest style of duelling, doing
everything just so, he calls him, derisively, 'the courageous captain of
compliments' (II.4.20). Mercutio abhors such 'fashion-mongers' (32–3). Juliet also
speaks of ...
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Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. Folger Shakespeare Library. 1992. As I said above, this was a book club selection. Cannot remember when I last read this play, but I loved reading it this time ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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A classic book that has been rehashed and regurgitated ad nauseum for almost 500 years, it's little surprise why screenwriters and book authors keep on basing stories from this tragic love story of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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