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PREFATORY Essay: Explanatory of the Plan of the Work, and containing an Inquiry into the Merits of Shakspeare's Principal Editors, Commentators, and Critics
Memorials of Shakspeare; or Sketches of his Character and Genius.
On the Characteristics of Shakspeare.-COLERIDGE.
On the Universality of the Genius of Shakspeare, and on his Irregularities in relation to Dramatic Unity.-CAMPBELL.
On the Genius of Shakspeare, and on his Four Dramas, Macbeth, Othello, Hamlet, and Lear.-BLACKWOOD's EDINBURGH MAGAZINE.
On the Character and Feelings of Shakspeare.-FREDERICK SCHLEGEL.
On the Influence of Shakspeare over the Human Mind.RETROSPECTIVE Review.
On Shakspeare, and on the Character of his Tragedies.MADAME DE STAEL Holstein.
On Shakspeare, and on the Character of his Comedies.GREGORY.
On the Fame and Acquirements of Shakspeare.-AUGUSTUS WILLIAM SCHLEGEL.
SH A K S P E A RE;
HIS CHARACTER AND GENIUS,
BY VARIOUS WRITERS,
NOW FIRST COLLECTED :
A PREFATORY AND CONCLUDING ESSAY,
BY NATHAN DRAKE, M.D. H.A.L.
AUTHOR OF “SHAKSPEARE AND HIS TIMES,” &c.
FORMING A VALUABLE ACCOMPANIMENT TO
EVERY EDITION OF THE POET.
HENRY COLBURN, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.