ISBN10: 1590171683 ISBN13: 9781590171684 Contributors: Lehman, David (Foreword) Publisher: New York Review of Books Published: Aug 10 2005 Pages: 302 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
This legendary book by an esteemed poet and beloved professor at Columbia University features a series of smart, witty, deeply perceptive essays about each of Shakespeare's plays, together with a further discussion of the poems. Writing with an incomparable knowledge of his subject but without a hint of pedantry, Van Doren elucidates both the astonishing boldness and myriad subtleties of Shakespeare's protean art. His Shakespeare is a book to be treasured by both new and longtime students of the Bard.