This detailed volume presents a selection of early comments on the play, reviews of post-war productions and modern critical studies.
It includes contributions from a wide range of critics, including S.T.
Coleridge, Richard David, Edward Dowden, William Empson, William Hazlitt, Harold Hobson, Samuel Johnson, G.
Wilson Knight, L.C. Knights, Clifford Leech, Ernest Schanzer, David L. Stevenson and E.M.W. Tillyard.