The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

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CONTENTS
PREFATORY NOTE ix
INTRODUCTION BY T. S. ELIOT xv
1 On the Principles of Shakespeare Interpretation 1
2 The Embassy of Death: an Essay on Hamlet17
3 The Philosophy of Troilus and Cressida50
4 Measure for Measure and the Gospels 79
5 The Othello Music 109
6 Brutus and Macbeth 136
7 Macbeth and the Metaphysic of Evil 160
8 King Lear and the Comedy of the Grotesque 181
9 The Lear Universe 201
10 The Pilgrimage of Hate: an Essay on Timon of Athens235
11 Shakespeare and Tolstoy 273
12 Symbolic Personification 283
13 The Shakespearian Metaphysic 291
14 Tolstoy's Attack on Shakespeare (1934) 306
15 Hamlet Reconsidered (1947) 338
APPENDIX: TWO NOTES ON THE TEXT OF HAMLET (1947) 367

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