This detailed series provides comprehensive coverage of critical interpretations of the plays of Shakespeare. Beginning with Vol. 60, the series replaced its annual compilation of essays representing the year's most noteworthy Shakespearean scholarship with topic entries, comprised of essays that analyze various topics or themes found Shakespeare's works. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text. Each volume includes a cumulative character index, a topic index and a topic index arranged by play title. - Publisher.
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