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The time is out of joint : Shakespeare as philosopher of history

The time is out of joint : Shakespeare as philosopher of history

Author: Agnes Heller
Publisher: Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work covers the Shakespearean ouvre from a philosophical perspective, finding that Shakespeare's historical dramas reflect issues and reveal puzzles which were later taken up by philosophy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Heller
ISBN: 0742512509 9780742512504 0742512517 9780742512511
OCLC Number: 59398301
Description: viii, 375 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 The Time is Out of Joint Chapter 2 1. What is Nature? What is Natural? Part 2 No Man or Woman Can Set Time Right Chapter 3 2. Who Am I? Dressing Up, Stripping Naked Chapter 4 3. Acting, Playing, Pretending, Disguising Chapter 5 4. Absolute Strangers Chapter 6 5. Judgment of Human Character: To Betray and To Be Betrayed Chapter 7 6. Love, Sex, Subversion: Political Drama, Family Drama Chapter 8 7. The Sphinx Called Time Chapter 9 8. Virtues and Vices; Guilt, Good, and Evil Chapter 11 A. The History Plays Chapter 12 1. Richard II Chapter 13 2. 1, 2, and 3 Henry IV Chapter 14 3. The Tragedy of Richard III Chapter 15 B. Three Roman Plays Chapter 16 1. Corialanus Chapter 17 2. Julius Caesar Chapter 18 3. Antony and Cleopatra
Responsibility: Agnes Heller.


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Shakespeare, who is truly our contemporary, provides the type of genuine insight and subtle understanding of history and politics that one rarely finds in more discursive treatises. Heller's fresh, Read more...

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