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Shakespeare on love & lust

Shakespeare on love & lust

Author: Maurice Charney
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2000]. ©2000
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The complex and sometimes contradictory expressions of love in Shakespeare's works - ranging from the serious to the absurd and back again - arise primarily from his dramatic and theatrical flair rather than from a unified philosophy of love. Untangling his witty, bawdy (and ambiguous) treatment of love, sex, and desire requires a sharp eye and a steady hand. In Shakespeare on Love and Lust, noted scholar Maurice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Charney, Maurice.
Shakespeare on love & lust.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99021631
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Charney
ISBN: 0231500068 9780231500067 0231104286 9780231104289 0231104294 9780231104296
OCLC Number: 49851580
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 234 pages)
Contents: Falling in Love: Conventions --
Love Doctrine in the Comedies --
Love Doctrine in the Problem Plays and Hamlet --
Love Doctrine in the Tragedies --
Enemies of Love --
Gender Definitions --
Homoerotic Discourses --
Love and Lust: Sexual Wit.
Other Titles: Shakespeare on love and lust
Responsibility: Maurice Charney.


The film "Shakespeare in Love" reflected the complex and sometimes contradictory expressions of love in Shakespeare's work. This text delves into his rhetorical and thematic development of this  Read more...


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