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Affecting grace : theatre, subject, and the Shakespearean paradox in German literature from Lessing to Kleist

Author: Kenneth Scott Calhoon
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2013.
Series: German and European studies.
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Affecting Grace examines the importance of Shakespeare's poetry and plays within German literature and thought after 1750 -- including its relationship to German classicism, which favoured unreflected ease over theatricality.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Scott Calhoon
ISBN: 1442664150 9781442664159
OCLC Number: 841909781
Description: 1 online resource (pages).
Contents: Introduction --
1 Mercy and the Spirit of Commerce: Shylock's Shadow in the Age of Disinterest --
2 Judging Adam: Theatre and the Fall into History --
3 The Virtue of Things: Meissen Porcelain and the Classical Object --
4 Poison and the Language of Praise: From Hamlet to Miss Sara Sampson --
5 Architectural Fantasies: Bellotto in Dresden, Goethe in Strasbourg --
6 Sovereign Innocence: Schiller's "Walk" and the Naive Spectator --
7 Caught in the Act: The Comedic Miscarriage of Kleist's Broken Jug --
Epilogue.
Series Title: German and European studies.
Responsibility: Kenneth S. Calhoon.
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