Andrew Coyle Bradley Quote

When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.


Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth (ed. 1905)

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When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of...

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When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of...

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When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of...