List of plates; 1. The ancient world in Shakespeare: authenticity or anachronism? a retrospect John W. Velz; 2. 'A piece of skilful painting' in Shakespeare's Lucrece S. Clark Hulse; 3. Philomel in Titus Andronicus and Cymbeline Ann Thompson; 4. Apulcius and the Bradleian tragedies John J. M. Tobin; 5. 'The choice of Hercules' in Antony and Cleopatra John Coates; 6. Structure, inversion, and game in Shakespeare's classical world Bruce Erlich; 7. Truth and utterance in The Winter's Tale A. F. Bellette; 8. Adumbrations of The Tempest in A Midsummer Night's Dream G. R. Hibbard; 9. The old honor and the new courtesy G. M. Pinciss; 10. Henry V: the chorus and the audience G. P. Jones; 11. 'The devil's party': virtues and vices in Measure for Measure Harriett Hawkins; 12. Shakespeare and the healing power of deceit Philip Edwards; 13. Shakespeare's man descending a staircase: sonnets 126 to 154 Michael J. B. Allen; 14. A new view of Bankside Graham Parry; 15. Comedies and Histories at Two Stratfords, 1977 Roger Warren; 16. Tamburlaine the Great re-discovered J. S. Cunningham and Roger Warren; 17. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study R. F. Hill, E. D. Pendry and George Walton Williams; Index; General index to surveys 21-30.
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