Romeo and Juliet
Penguin UK, 7.04.2005 г. - 320 страници
'Shakespeare invented the human as we continue to know it' Harold Bloom
This sleight of hand is mainly achieved through the shift of scene from place to
place, which creates a sense that offstage space accommodates larger passages
of time than onstage. Simply speaking, time passes more swiftly behind the ...
... struck nine (I.1.161), that 'the bawdy hand of the dial is now upon the prick of
noon' (II.4.109–10), or that the second 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
On the one hand, there are allusions to the world of classical myth and antiquity
that seem to elevate and aggrandize. Juliet speaks, more inauspi-ciously than
she knows, of the horses of the sun god that Phaëton failed to control (III.2.1–4).
On the other hand, petty is not how the feud appears, nor Mercutio's death, to
Romeo and Juliet themselves. How can we tell how large or small are the things
we contemplate? The great models of the past are not reliable. The problem of ...
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The Play in Performance
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