(Robert Heilman gives an appreciation of Shakespeare as a ...)
Robert Heilman gives an appreciation of Shakespeare as a whole man. Northrop Frye writes on balance and symbolism. Harry Levin shows how Shakespeare used names to indicate and enhance character. J.V. Cunningham looks at Shakespeare in his workshop; Gunnar Bokland, and Maynard Mack also contribute brilliant studies. Originally published in 1965. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Chapman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1949 and a Master of Arts degree in 1951 from the Southern Methodist University. Six years later he was given a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Harvard University.
Chapman began his career as an instructor at Northwestern University in 1954. Three years later he took a position of an instructor at Harvard University. Then in 1960, Gerald was appointed a lecturer at the same university. Also he worked as an assistant professor at the University of Texas from 1961 to 1962.
In 1962, he served as an associate professor of English at the University of Denver. Since 1965 Chapman was a professor at the same university. In addition, he held the position of Phipps Professor at the University of Denver in 1967-1976. Gerald was a visiting professor at Harvard University in 1968, 1970.
Nowadays he is a professor emeritus at the University of Denver.
On December 31, 1950 Gerald Chapman married Ruth Rimmer, with whom he divorced in 1967. They have 2 children. On December, 1968, he married Karen Carbone, with whom he divorced in 1972.