Douglas Bruster (essay date 1990)
SOURCE: Bruster, Douglas. “Cymbeline and the Sudden Blow.” Upstart Crow 10 (1990): 101-12.
[In the following essay, Bruster examines scenes in Cymbeline that strongly suggest the drama's parody of the romance genre and question viewer tolerance for violence.]
At the first performance of its latest Stratford revival tonight the audience laughed at the primitive ravelling of the loose ends of a careless plot.
(1962 Stratford Production)
In 1968 I...
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