Chapter 7. Here Our Play Has Ending Ideas of Closure in the Late Plays

  1. David Bevington

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch7

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

How to Cite

Bevington, D. (2008) Here Our Play Has Ending Ideas of Closure in the Late Plays, in Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Great Minds

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven Nadler

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167956

Online ISBN: 9781444302738

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Keywords:

  • concept of death in Shakespeare's plays;
  • Antony and Cleopatra – concept of ageing;
  • study of sexual conflict in the great tragedies;
  • late romances or tragicomedies - conscious shift toward forgiveness and reunion;
  • autobiographical connection in late plays;
  • Pericles and Cymbeline