The following PDF files contain the complete text of the book and may be used for any non-commercial purpose. The text remains © 1979 by the author.

Timon of Athens

Shakespeare’s Pessimistic Tragedy

Rolf Soellner

Frontmatter and Preface

1. Facing the Depth
2. At the Boundary of Tragedy
3. The Turn of Fortune’s Wheel
4. The Rise of Alcibiades
5. Timon the Misanthrope
6. Apemantus and the Others
7. Patterns and Image
8. The Ills of Society
9. The Uses of Nature and Art
10. Fortune and the Globe

     Stage History by Gary Jay Williams
     Date and Sources


Go to book information page