Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being

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Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being
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Author Ted Hughes
Country United Kingdom
Genre Literary criticism
Publisher Faber Paperbacks
Publication date
1st edition (April 13, 1992)
Pages 524
ISBN 978-0571166046

Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being is a book of literary criticism authored by Ted Hughes.[1] Hughes has extensively discussed the poems and other literary works of Shakespeare in this book. The book is written in three parts:

  • Part one: The Immature Phase of the Tragic Equation,
  • Part two: The Evolution of the Tragic Equation through the Seven Tragedies
  • Part three: The Transformation of the Tragic Equation in the Last Plays[2][3]

The book also provides an insight into Ted Hughes' gender attitudes.[4]

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