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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The play reverberates with contrasts, between light and dark, night and day, joy
and grief, festival and funeral. But it is in the rapid transition from one to the other
and their shimmering coexistence that its distinctive qualities are most fully ...
... cock has crowed, the curfew bell rung and it's three o'clock in the morning (IV.
4.3–4). Less prosaically the young lovers mark the time of their unions and
partings by the natural phenomena of light and darkness, sun and moon, and
So far from wearing it out, the story of a life may make no impression whatever on
the unyielding world over which it passes, so light, so swift, so ephemeral. The
Friar's 'everlasting flint' here points to a grimmer truth than that which the fathers ...
In Shakespeare their voices lift up out of the body, finding natural expression in
images of soaring, flying, floating on 'love's light wings' (II.2.66) with 'wind-swift
Cupid' (II.5.8). Nor are the lovers entirely alone. Mercutio's astonishing Queen
It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night | As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear – '
(I.5.44–6), through the magnificent lyrics of the so-called 'balcony' scene, 'But soft!
What light through yonder window breaks? | It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!
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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
The Play in Performance
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