A Natural Perspective: The Development Of Shakespearean Comedy And Romance.

@inproceedings{Frye1965ANP,
  title={A Natural Perspective: The Development Of Shakespearean Comedy And Romance.},
  author={Northrop Frye},
  year={1965}
}
  • Northrop Frye
  • Published 1965
  • Art
  • In A Natural Perspective, distinguished critic Northrop Frye maintains that Shakespeare's comedy is widely misunderstood and underestimated, and that the four romances - Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest - are the inevitable culmination of the poet's career. Rather than comment only on individual plays, Frye treats the comedies as a group unified by recurrent structures, devices, and images: the storm at sea, the identical twins, the heroine disguised as a boy, the retreat… CONTINUE READING
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