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Herbert's 'Poetic Theory'
(George Herbert Journal, Sacred Heart University, Connecticut, 1986)
Although scholarship has accumulated much valuable material, I believe that the main advance in our approach to Herbert in recent decades has been in the area of criticism. And this is where most progress was needed, in ...
Madness in Jasper Heywood's 1560 version of Seneca's Thyestes
(CML Inc, Indiana, 1996)
The Roman tragedian Seneca is generally, and rightly, considered to have made a profound impact on the dramatists of the English Renaissance. As his work preceded theirs by many centuries (he lived from A.D. 1-65), and as ...
What happens in Sargeson's "That Summer"? A study of romantic 'mateship'
(Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, Singapore, 1985)
Frank Sargeson's "That Summer" is, amongst his 'short' stories, not only by far the longest in the genre in which amongst New Zealand writers he probably reigns supreme, but also an important library work to study. The ...
Hamlet, Art and Practicality
(Oxford University Press, 1990)
Throughout Hamlet, the hero shows a persistent fascination with art. Daalder discusses how Hamlet's penchant for the dramatic explains much of his enigmatic and 'mad' behaviour in the play.
Review of "Hospitable Performances: Dramatic Genre and Cultural Practices in Early Modern England" by Palmer
(Oxford University Press, 1995)
Review of Daryl Palmer's book "Hospitable Performances: Dramatic Genre and Cultural Practices in Early Modern England" (West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 1992).
Review of 'Edward II by Christopher Marlowe' edited by Rowland
(Oxford University Press, 1997)
Review of Richard Rowland's edition of 'Edward II' by Christopher Marlowe (The Complete Works of Christopher Marlowe III, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994).
Review of "Images of Rape: The Heroic Tradition and its Alternatives" by Wolfthal
Daalder's highly favourable review of Diane Wolfthal's book "Images of Rape" The Heroic Tradition and its Alternatives" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999).
Review of "Revenge Tragedy" by Simkin
Review of Steve Simkin's book "Revenge Tragedy" (Houndsmill: Palgrave, 2001). Daalder explains that the title of this anthology of previously published 'contemporary critical essays' is in part misleading because some of ...
Regional or Better?
(Island Magazine, 1981)
A discussion of provincialism and liberation from provincialism raised when reviewing an anthology of short stories, 'South Pacific Stories'.
Violence in the stories of Frank Sargeson
(Massey University, New Zealand, 1986)
'The stories of Frank Sargeson' contains the bulk of the short fiction produced by New Zealand's foremost writer. Despite Sargeson's fame, it seems that his stories, particularly those portraying violence, are generally ...