Tag Archives: Literary Criticism

Taming of the Shrew Commentary : Quick Hit

I did spend some time reading commentary for Taming of the Shrew.  Harold Bloom has wonderful collections of literary criticism over the centuries.  I am working through the 20th century at this point.  To me, the most surprising pieces were … Continue reading

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Summer of the Shrew

Ok, I am late in announcing this, but I am doing a mini Summer of Taming of the Shrew.  I was inspired by a rather shallow reflection I read recently about the play. So, just as I did a few … Continue reading

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Is Hamlet a Failed Play?

I just read a collection of literary criticism about the character of Hamlet.  By far the most intriguing piece of criticism was from TS Eliot. TS Eliot argues that Hamlet is a failed play.  He argues that Shakespeare wanted to … Continue reading

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