Shakespeare's political pageant : essays in literature and politics (Book, 1996) []
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Shakespeare's political pageant : essays in literature and politics

Shakespeare's political pageant : essays in literature and politics

Author: Joseph Alulis; Vickie B Sullivan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The contributors to this volume share the belief that Shakespeare is the author who most effectively sets forth the multifarious pagaent of politics. They discuss a broad range of Shakespeare's  Read more...


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Genre/Form: théâtre politique études diverses
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Alulis; Vickie B Sullivan
ISBN: 0847682897 9780847682898 0847682900 9780847682904
OCLC Number: 832801341
Description: xi, 276 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 Part I: Comedies Chapter 4 The New Medea: On Portia's Comic Triumph in The Merchant of Venice Chapter 5 Fathers and Children: Matter, Mirth, and Melancholy in As You Like It Chapter 6 Wisdom and the Law: Thoughts on the Political Philosophy of Measure for Measure Chapter 7 The Portrait of Athens in A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 8 Part II: Histories Chapter 9 Coming Home: The Political Settlement in Shakespeare's King John Chapter 10 The Education of Hal: Henry IV, Parts One and Two Chapter 11 Princes to Act: Henry V as the Machiavellian Prince of Appearance Part 12 Part III: Tragedies. "This is Venice": Politics in Shakespeare's Othello Chapter 13 King Lear: The Tragic Disjunction of Wisdom and Power Chapter 14 The Relation of Thought and Action in Macbeth Chapter 15 Courage and Impotence in Macbeth Chapter 16 "With Himself at War": Shakespeare's Roman Hero and the Republican Tradition Chapter 17 Index
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Alulis and Vickie Sullivan


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This superb collection of essays on Shakespeare's plays combines rich analysis of dramatic detail with insight into political rule, ambition, and love. By illustrating universal themes in particular Read more...

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