The Comedy of Errors | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by A. Bronson Feldman

This literature criticism consists of approximately 52 pages of analysis & critique of The Comedy of Errors.
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Critical Essay by A. Bronson Feldman

SOURCE: Feldman, A. Bronson. “Shakespeare's Early Errors.” International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 36, no. 2 (March-April 1955): 114-33.

In the essay below, Feldman presents a psychological biography of Shakespeare based on a detailed analysis of the plot and characters of The Comedy of Errors.

Veterem atque antiquam rem novam ad vos proferam 

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If we could understand the motives that impelled William Shakespeare to the writing of plays, what were the reasons for his giving a whole life of wealthy imagination to the theatre, we might come into possession of the main keys to the psychology of the stage itself, of plays, the players, and their public. In the hope of contributing toward this achievement I have undertaken an intensive analysis of a play by the paramount dramatist which most historians regard as one of the earliest—if...

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